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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCI 1127
Professor
K.Mazri
Semester
Summer

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Erving Goffman 1922-1982 Theoretical Roots G. H Mead The self a social product E. Durkheim Ritual and social order Collective Conscience "Society is like holding hands in a circle..in which each one gets back on the right hand what he/she gives on the left" Reciprocity The collective conscience is broken down into a million individual realities… We work together, can share a collective idea but we have different realities Asylum Goffman spent a year as a recreation assist studying the interaction between patients and staff Mental illness is a social role Institution are places where people learn how to be mentally I'll --> labelling theory Total institutions: 24hrs cannot leave, no control over life Labelling theory Society --> Teacher Student Friend Sibling Parent Multiple reflectio
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