A Sociology of the Absurd (2nd Edition)

A Sociology of the Absurd (2nd Edition)

Stanford M. Lyman, Marvin B. Scott


This paintings presents a crystallization and particularization of a college of sociological considering variously known as "creative sociology," "existential sociology," "phenomenological sociology," "conflict theory," and "dramaturgical analysis." the result's a methodological synthesis of the "dual" visions of Erving Goffman and Harold Garfinkel.
This ebook equips the reader with a framework for offering sufficient descriptions of these face-to-face encounters that make up lifestyle. This variation comprises essays now not present in the 1st version, in addition to a brand new advent that locates it within the spectrum of latest theorizing.

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