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Asylums : Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates
Asylums Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates
Author: Erving Goffman
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.
ISBN-13: 9780385000161
ISBN-10: 0385000162
Publication Date: 11/10/1961
Pages: 400
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Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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