The Sociology of Erving Goffman

Term: Fall 2008

Subject Code: GSOC

Course Number: 5198

In this course the major works of Erving Goffman will be read and discussed. The focus of the investigation will be to appraise Goffman�s contribution to ongoing research and the development of sociological theory. Students will be required to closely read and interpret a selection of his works, and apply them to more recent developments in sociology, ideally including the application of his work to their own original research projects.

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