3 Social Categorisation ‘Whether for sociological purposes or in everyday life, categorisation and knowing the world are inseparable’ (Bruner, 1957).
4 Appearances Physiognomy:Johann Caspar Lavatar (1742-1801) “The various thoughts which arise in the mind, the different passions which agitate the soul of man, are respectively connected with his features and the external parts of his frame; and so intimate is their correspondence, that the expression of the countenance, more rapid than speech, betrays his sentiments and emotions, and gives to his utterance energy and animation”(Essays on Physiognomy: ).
5 Dramaturgy: Erving Goffman Goffman’s theatrical metaphor:“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players…”
9 Team Performances ‘Make-work’ ‘Dark Secrets’ ‘Strategic Secrets’ ‘Insider Secrets’‘The Hard Sell’
10 Regions & Region Behaviour ‘Territories of the Self’‘Front Stage’‘Back Stage’
11 Stigma: Notes on The Management of Spoiled Identity (1963) 1) Normalcy & Alarms2) Boundaries3) Stigma4) Forms of Stigma5) Stigma & Everyday Interaction6) Negotiating Stigma7) The Experience of Stigma8) Consumerism, Self Identity & Stigma
12 Normalcy & Alarms‘When the human or animal senses that something is unnatural or wrong, that something is up, he is sensing a sudden opportunity or threat in his current situation.’Goffman (1971)
13 Boundaries Anthony Giddens: Ontological Security Peter Freund: Dramaturgical Stress
14 Stigma‘…the situation of the individual who is disqualified from full social acceptance.’Goffman (1963)
15 ‘Abominations of the Body’ ‘Blemishes of Character’ Forms of Stigma‘Abominations of the Body’‘Blemishes of Character’‘Tribal Stigma’
16 Stigma & Everyday Interaction ‘Virtual/Actual Social Identity’‘Stigma is Situational’- (‘The Own & the Wise’)Repair, Embarrassment or Rejection