Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais
Print version ISSN 0102-6909
TRAJANO FILHO, Wilson. Goffman in Africa and among musicians: reflections on the influence of his work. Rev. bras. Ci. Soc. [online]. 2008, vol.23, n.68, pp. 167-176. ISSN 0102-6909. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-69092008000300015.
This paper discusses the contribution of Goffman to the legitimating of the study of social interactions as an independent and legitimate field of the social research and the receipt of his analyses among social scientists. Afterwards, it describes the influence of his work in the anthropology here presented.
Keywords : Goffman; Social interaction; Rituals.