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Total Institutions and Reinvented Identities

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Why do people enter total institutions - places that confine and control them around the clock - and how does the experience change them? This book updates Goffman's classic model by introducing the Re-inventive Institution, where members voluntarily commit themselves to pursue regimes of self-improvement.

Product code: 9780230232013

ISBN 9780230232013
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H229xW152
No. Of Pages 280
Series Identity Studies in the Social Sciences
Why do people enter total institutions - places that confine and control them around the clock - and how does the experience change them? This book updates Goffman's classic model by introducing the Re-inventive Institution, where members voluntarily commit themselves to pursue regimes of self-improvement.