Asylums: Essays On The Social Situation Of Mental Patients And Other Inmat (Peregrine books)

4.16 avg rating
( 950 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780140552195: Asylums: Essays On The Social Situation Of Mental Patients And Other Inmat (Peregrine books)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

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.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Erving Goffman (1922-1982) was one of the most influential sociologists of the twentieth century. He was Benjamin Franklin Professor of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Goffman, Erving
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1968)
ISBN 10: 0140552197 ISBN 13: 9780140552195
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Reuseabook
(Gloucester, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1968. Paperback. Condition: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Aged book. Please note this book is over 20 years old. It will therefore have tanned pages, age spots and plenty of shelf wear. However, for its age it is still very useable, and a great read. Seller Inventory # CHL2992955

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 4.77
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.39
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Goffman, Erving
Published by Penguin UK
ISBN 10: 0140552197 ISBN 13: 9780140552195
Used PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
INSIGNIA BOOKS
(Doncaster, SY, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin UK. PAPERBACK. Condition: Very Good. 0140552197. Seller Inventory # Q0043009

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 6.74
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 15.40
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds