Managing Institutional Careers and Identities
33. The Moral Career of the Mental Patient, Erving Goffman
34. Suspended Identity: Identity Transformation in a Maximum Security Prison, Thomas J. Schmid, Richard S. Jones
Organizational Structures, Ideologies, and Recruitment: The ????????????????? ???Non-institutional Backdrop
35. The Social Organization of Deviants, Joel Best, David F. Luckenbill
36. Managing the Action: Sports Bookmakers as Entrepreneurs, Phyllis Coontz
Points Possible: 20
Deliverable Length: 2-3 pages
Answer two questions:
1.? Describe Goffman?s ?moral career of the mental patient? through its three phases.? How is the patient?s self-identity thus gradually redefined in the context of the hospital as a total institution.
2.? Summarize the Schmid and Jones suspended identity dialectic as graphically illustrated in Figure 2 (p. 507).? How does this model of identity transformation differ from that associated with brainwashing or conversion?
3.? List and discuss Best and Luckenbill?s five propositions for the sophistication of deviant organizations