Beyond Goffman: Studies on Communication, Institution, and Social Interaction

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Stephen H. Riggins
Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 464 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
I Probing the theory
19
The descent of the ego
19
The anthropology of the interaction order
41
Extending dramaturgy into a theory of social change and media effects
65
Is Erving Goffman a phenomenologist?
99
The phenomenology of miscommunication
113
The crosscultural relevance of Goffmans concept of individual agency
141
Gender codes in womens advice books
277
Forms of talkfigures of speech
295
Objects events and communication
315
How to do self with things
315
The role of domestic objects in the presentation of self
341
A case study of kwai
369
Erving Goffman and the study of everyday protest
389
The representation of negative experience in public entertainment
409

Erving Goffman as a precursor to postmodern sociology
163
Toward the deconstruction of sociology
187
Forms of institutions forms of language
203
A frame analytic perspective
203
An application of frame analysis
235
Subject Index
445
Name Index
449
References to works by Erving Goffman
455
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