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Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates - Goffman, Erving
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A total institution is defined by Goffman as a place of residence and work where a large number of like-situated, individuals, cut off from the wider society for an appreciable period of time, together lead an enclosed, formally administered round of life. Prisons serve as a clear example, providing we appreciate that what is prison-like about prisons is found in institutions whose members have broken no laws. This volume deals with total institutions in general and, mental hospitals, in particular. The main focus is, on ...

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Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates 2022, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780241548004

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Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138507463

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Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates 2007, Routledge, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780202309712

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Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates 1991, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140137392

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Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates 1968, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140552195

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Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates 1961, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385000161

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Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates 1961, Aldine

ISBN-13: 9780202300009

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