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

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Asylums is an analysis of life in "total institutions"--closed worlds like prisons, army camps, boarding schools, nursing homes and mental hospitals. It focuses on the relationship between the inmate and the institution, how the setting affects the person and how the person can deal with life on the inside.

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ISBN:
9780385000161
Author:
Goffman, Erving
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Author:
ng Goffman
Author:
Ervi
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social Psychology
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Psychiatry
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Mentally ill
Subject:
Psychiatric hospitals
Subject:
Sociological aspects
Subject:
Psychiatric hospitals -- Sociological aspects.
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Psychology : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
45-3
Publication Date:
19611031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.10x5.26x.86 in. .66 lbs.

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