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Erving Goffman

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carly quattrin

on 11 February 2014

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Transcript of Erving Goffman

About Goffman
Erving Goffman
Who Am I?
The Hyper-Ritualization of Social Interaction
Theory of Social Stigma

-Relationship where cultural stereotypes become reinforced

-Medias reproduce what we already know about ourselves, reinforcing existing stereotypes

-We relate to some of these images
Goffman Divides individuals into three categories:

- The Stigmatized

- The Normals

- The Wise
Canadian Sociologist
Famous works
Self- Presentation
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life



Frame Analysis

Forms of Talk
Theatrical Stage
Dramaturgical Theory of Interactionism
'Performers' and 'Teams'
Influenced by:
1-Self generated actions and meanings
2-Emerge in social relationships with others
3-Must interpret meanings according to actions and situations
3-Function ranking
2-The feminine touch
1-Relative size
*Father of sociology
*Social Facts
-unrealistic standard of beauty
-New standards of masculinity
- superiority

4-The family
5-The ritualization of subordination
6-Licensed withdrawal
Main contributions
Self Presentation in the Media
The study of micro-sociology
Dramaturgical approach to human interaction
The concept of framing
Theatre divided into 2 parts
1. Front
2. Back
Has influenced
Contributors in the field of social interactionism
Speech Faults
1-Radio and Television Talk
2-Gender Representations

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