Erving Goffman’s Asylum

ng Goffman’s Asylum
In 1961 Erving Goffman published Asylum, a book on the plight of mental patients. The book changed the way in which the mental health community viewed the patient, the setting and the methodology of treating the mentally ill. This 5 page paper takes a brief look at the concept of the medical model and the moral career of the mental patient. No additional sources are listed.