Sociology 2040 Winter-Exam Q.1 Imagine a debate between Goffman and Foucault about how social order is created and maintained. What arguments would Goffman raise about Foucault;s emphasis on social regulation(and self-regulation)to explain the maintenance of social order, and what claims would Foucault make about Goffman’s dramaturgical analysis of how social order is preserved? About what would they agree and/or disagree regarding social order(and why), and what could they learn from each other? Erving Goffman while passing by an outdoor cafe in Paris spots Michael Foucault sitting at a table by himself. Since Goffman is interested in many of the same issues as Foucault he decides to try and strike up a conversation. Goffman : Hello...The end:
.....t or Smith will be able to do anything to help me conform enough to be released. Therefore, I’m likely to be separated from society in this institution for the rest of my life. Bibliography Foucault, Michael(1984), The Foucault Reader, Paul Rainbow(Ed), Pantheon Books: 170-205 Foucault, Michael(1979), “Discipline” in Discipline and Punish, Allan Sheridan(Trans), Vintage Books: 200-225. Goffman , Erving (1959), “Introduction” in The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, Penguin: 13-27. Goffman , Erving (1959), “Conclusion” in The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, Penguin: 231-247. Smith, Dorothey E.(1990), “The Statistics on Women and Mental Illness” in The Conceptual Practices of Power, Northeastern University Press: 106-109, 123-130.