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


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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-13: 9780385000161
  • ISBN-10: 0385000162
  • Publisher: Anchor Books
  • Publish Date: July 1990
  • Page Count: 400


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