Asylums

Erving Goffman

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Penguin Books Ltd
1 January 1988
ISBN: 9780140137392
Paperback

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Asylums is an analysis of life in "total institutions"--closed worlds like prisons, army camps, boarding schools, nursing homes and mental hospitals. It focuses on the relationship between the inmate and the institution, how the setting affects the person and how the person can deal with life on the inside.