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The Sociological Review Monographs 66/4: The Sociology of Stigma

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Stigma is not a self-evident phenomenon but like all concepts has a history. The conceptual understanding of stigma which underpins most sociological research has its roots in the ground-breaking account of stigma penned by Erving Goffman in his best-selling book Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity (1963). In the fifty years since its publication, Goffman's stigma concept has proved productive in terms of furthering research on social stigma and its effects, in widening public understandings of stigma, and ...

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The Sociological Review Monographs 66/4: The Sociology of Stigma 2018, SAGE Publications Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781526466754

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