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Unformatted text preview: interact with each other. .. 7.2.Back stage: the place where individuals can violate their impression management performance 7.3.The barrier between the two is what makes the performance possible 7.4.Props: creating an environment conducive to the performance 8. Stigma (Erving, Goffman, 1963) 8.1.The permanent spoiling of an individual's identity 8.2.A discrediting characteristic; a negative label compromising the ability, competency, and worth of an individual 8.3.The individual is viewed as inferior 8.4.Three classes of stigmas a) Defects of the body b) Defects of character c) Membership in devalued social group 8.5.Coping strategies a) Hiding the stigma b) Information control/selective disclosure c) Challenging social expectations...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course SOC 340 taught by Professor Shilpisarkar during the Summer '07 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Summer '07