Editors

Dmitri N. Shalin

Document Type

Interview

Publication Date

11-30-2008

Publication Title

Bios Sociologicus: The Erving Goffman Archives

Publisher

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

First page number:

1

Last page number:

56

Abstract

This interview with Sherri Cavan, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the San Francisco State University, was recorded over the phone on November 30, 2008. Dmitri Shalin transcribed the interview, after which Dr. Cavan edited the transcripts and gave her approval for posting the present version in the Erving Goffman Archives. Breaks in the conversation flow are indicated by ellipses. Supplementary information and additional materials inserted during the editing process appear in square brackets. Undecipherable words and unclear passages are identified in the text as “[?]”. The interviewer’s questions are shortened in several places.

Keywords

Goffman, Erving; Interviews; Social interaction; Symbolic interactionism

Disciplines

Politics and Social Change | Social Psychology and Interaction | Sociology

Language

English

Publisher Citation

Bios Sociologicus: The Erving Goffman Archives, ed. by Dmitri N. Shalin (UNLV: CDC Publications, 2009).


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