Editors

Dmitri N. Shalin

Document Type

Interview

Publication Date

1-16-2011

Publication Title

Bios Sociologicus: The Erving Goffman Archives

Publisher

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

First page number:

1

Last page number:

53

Abstract

This interview with Dr. Dennis Wrong, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at New York University, was recorded over the phone on December 10 and 12, 2010. Dmitri Shalin transcribed the interview, after which Dennis Wrong edited the transcripts and approved posting the present version in the Erving Goffman Archives. Dr. Wrong also sent in a three page handwritten memoir. Breaks in the conversation flow are indicated by ellipses. The interviewer’s questions are shortened in several 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 Dennis Wrong edited the transcripts and approved posting the present version in the Erving Goffman Archives.

Publisher Citation

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


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