The Anthem Companion to Erving Goffman

The Anthem Companion to Erving Goffman

Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

Anthem Companions to Sociology

The purpose of the volume is to provide a comprehensive overview of Erving Goffman’s continued importance within the field of sociology and related social science disciplines.

Hardback, 250 Pages

ISBN:9781839983191

December 2022

£120.00, $195.00

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About This Book

The purpose of the volume – as with the other volumes published in the Anthem Press ‘Companion to Sociology’ series – is to provide a comprehensive overview of Erving Goffman’s continued importance within the field of sociology and related social science disciplines. The book will engage with some of the major themes and continuing concerns of Goffman’s sociology. Chapters have been selected based on their scope and their thematic content covering significant aspects of Goffman’s life and work, and authors have been selected based on their longstanding interest in and extensive knowledge of Goffman’s work.

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Author Information

Michael Hviid Jacobsen is a professor of sociology at Aalborg University, Denmark.

Series

Anthem Companions to Sociology

Table of Contents

Contributors; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction: Erving Goffman’s Enigmatic Allure, Michael Hviid Jacobsen; Chapter 1: Framing Goffman – Master of Disguise or Conspiring Magician?, Susie Scott; Chapter 2: Wanted Dead and Alive – Extending Erving Goffman’s Classificatory Work, Philip Manning; Chapter 3: Goffman’s Methods and Metaphors, Martyn Hammersley and Paul Atkinson; Chapter 4: Goffman and the ‘Situation’ in Sociology, Gary D. Jaworski; Chapter 5: Interaction Order Controversies, Greg Smith; Chapter 6: The World Beyond the Interaction Order – Exploring Insights from European Social Theory, Michael Hviid Jacobsen and Ann Branaman; Chapter 7: Extending Erving Goffman’s Insights on Emotions – Towards a More General Theory of Emotional Dynamics, Jonathan H. Turner; Chapter 8: Playing for Meaning – Erving Goffman on Stakes, Pools and Competitive Constructions of Meaning, Michael Dellwing; Chapter 9: Goffman and Criminology, Black Hawk Hancock and Roberta Garner; Chapter 10: Goffman's Politics – A Rebel without a Cause?, Stacey Hannem; Epilogue: Erving Goffman’s Enduring Legacies and Continuing Questions, Gary T. Marx; Index.

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