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COHI 3 - COHI 100 ERVING GOFFMAN o careful observer o gave...

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Sheet1 Page 1 COHI 100 10/ * ERVING GOFFMAN o careful observer o gave sociology some of the key concepts and tools for understanding how it is we order our interactions with each oth o mean o but great sociologist + several best sellers made him rich * THEORIST OF THE 'MICRO SOCIAL ORDER' o cooling out the mark + a short article that introduces the methods and apporach hed use of the rest of his career + make mark confident o "some aspects of adaption to failure" o the shell game + or cup and ball + three cups, one pea + confidence game - the con + how does a con work # shuffle the cups # pick the cup that the pea is under + The Con # the 'mark' is identified * the man ( or woman who will be the subject of the con # the 'steer' makes contact with him and gains his confidence * asks him to get involved in The Con # eg. lottery ticket * cannot be cashed because of the individuals nationality * give deposit to cash ticket for him # money is exchanged and the event ensues # or money is unexpectedly asked for as a guarantee
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