Erving Goffman

Most Influential Person

Sociologist, writer, academic

Why Is Erving Goffman Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Erving Goffman was a Canadian-born sociologist, social psychologist, and writer, considered by some "the most influential American sociologist of the twentieth century". In 2007 The Times Higher Education Guide listed him as the sixth most-cited author of books in the humanities and social sciences, behind Michel Foucault, Pierre Bourdieu, and Anthony Giddens, and ahead of Jürgen Habermas.

Erving Goffman's Published Works

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What Are Erving Goffman's Academic Contributions?

Erving Goffman is most known for their academic work in the field of sociology. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and anthropology.

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