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  • 1. Goffman’s
    CONCEPTS OF TOTAL INSTITUTIONS
  • 2. TOTAL INSTITITUIONS
    - An isolated setting where people depend on the authorities of a particular organization
    (goffman, macionis,2009)
  • 3. TOTAL INSTITUTIONS
    All aspects of life of residents are supervised by staff members
    Rules and routines followed and life is standardized
    (macionis, 2009)
  • 4. FIVE CATEGORIES
    1.- est. to care for those thought to be incapable and harmless
    Ex. – homes for the blind, aged, or orphaned
    (goffman,2009)
  • 5. RESOCIALIZATION
    The purpose of total institutions is to control an individuals environment to extremely change their personality
    (Macionis,2009)
  • 6. FIVE CATEGORIES (cont’d)
    2. – est. to care for those thought to be incapable of looking after themselves and is a community threat
    Ex.- mental hospitals
  • 7. FIVE CATEGORIES (cont’d)
    3. – organized to protect the community from the dangers of individuals whose welfare is not the immediate issue
    Ex.- jails, penitentiaries
  • 8. FIVE CATEGORIES (cont’d
    4. – est. to pursue some type of technical objective justifying themselves only on this specific basis
    Ex.- army barracks, ships, boarding schools, work camps
  • 9. FIVE CATEGORIES (cont’d
    5. – est. as training stations and retreats for the religious
    Ex.- monasteries, convents
  • 10. CONCLUSION
    AFFECTS OF TOTAL INSTITUTIONS BRING ABOUT POSITIVE CHANGE, SUCH AS REHABILITATION, YET SOME INDIVIDUALS EXPERIENCE LITTLE CHANGE CONTINUING TO LIVE DISASSOCIATED WITH SOCIETY AND THE WORLD.
  • 11. TOTAL INSTITUTIONS
    FOR……….
    RESOCIALIZATION???
    THE DEBATE CONTINUES……
  • 12. REFERENCES
    Goffman, E. (n.d.). Characteristics of Total Institutions. Retrieved April 27, 2009 from, http://www.diligio.com/goffman
    MACIONIS,J. (2009). Socialization. Sociology (12th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ