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Stigma notes on the management of spoiled identity by Erving Goffman

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Stigma (Social psychology),
  • Identity (Psychology)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Erving Goffman
LC ClassificationsHM291 .G624 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17922522M
ISBN 100671622447
LC Control Number84046153

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