Introduction Chapter 1: The Life and Times of Erving Goffman Chapter 2: Reading Goffman "Backwards" Chapter 3: Goffman's "Mixed Methods" Chapter 4: Goffman's Sociology of Everyday Life Interaction Chapter 5: Goffman's Sociology of Deviance Chapter 6: Goffman and the Self Chapter 7: Goffman on Frames, Genderisms, and Talk Chapter 8: Reading Goffman "Forward" Chapter 9: The Legacy of Erving Goffman Chapter 10: Further Readings Glossary
Michael Hviid Jacobsen (born 1971) is a professor of sociology at Aalborg University, Denmark. He has published many titles as author or editor, including The Transformation of Modernity (Ashgate, 2001), Erving Goffman (Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2002), The Sociology of Zygmunt Bauman (Ashgate 2008), Public Sociology (Aalborg University Press, 2009), Encountering the Everyday (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009), The Contemporary Goffman (Routledge, 2010), Utopia: Social Theory and the Future (Ashgate, 2013), Imaginative Methodologies in the Social Sciences (Ashgate, 2013), Deconstructing Death (University Press of Southern Denmark, 2013), and The Poetics of Crime (Ashgate, 2014). Soren Kristiansen (born 1971) is a professor of sociology at Aalborg University, Denmark. He has, as author or editor, published several titles on the work of Erving Goffman, including Kreativ sociologi (Aalborg University, 2000), Erving Goffman (Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2002), and Mikrosociologi og social samhandling (Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2004) and numerous articles in Danish and international journals. In recent years, he has turned his attention toward the sociology of gambling.