Identity Studies in the Social Sciences

Total Institutions and Reinvented Identities

Authors: Scott, S.

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Why do people enter total institutions – places that confine and control them around the clock – and how does the experience change them? This book updates Goffman's classic model by introducing the Re-inventive Institution, where members voluntarily commit themselves to pursue regimes of self-improvement.

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SUSIE SCOTT is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Sussex, UK. She is the author of Shyness and Society and Making Sense of Everyday Life, alongside articles about shyness, Erving Goffman, swimming and total institutions.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Total Institutions and Reinvented Identities
Authors
Series Title
Identity Studies in the Social Sciences
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-34860-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230348608
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23201-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31241-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 280
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