Editors

Dmitri N. Shalin

Document Type

Interview

Publication Date

9-2-2013

Publication Title

Bios Sociologicus: The Erving Goffman Archives

Publisher

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

First page number:

1

Last page number:

24

Abstract

This interview with Edward Tiryakian, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Duke University, was recorded on August 23, 2011, at the Mediterranean Café in Las Vegas. Dmitri Shalin transcribed the interview, after which Dr. Tiryakian edited the transcript and approved posting the present version in the 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 places.

Keywords

Goffman, Erving; Interviews; Social interaction; Sociologists; Symbolic interactionism

Disciplines

Politics and Social Change | Social Psychology and Interaction | Sociology

Language

English

Permissions

Dmitri Shalin transcribed the interview, after which Dr. Tiryakian edited the transcript and approved posting the present version in the Goffman Archives.

Publisher Citation

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


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