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Dramaturgy: Political "electronic impression management"
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Mekolichick, J. 2010. “Quot”;. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


As Goffman proposes, we engage in impression management. Some situations highlight our strategic presentation of self. Politicians—particularly political candidates who are constantly in the spotlight—spend much of their time managing the impressions given off. To help you examine the aspects of this process, please use the laptops I distributed to look...

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Subject Area(s):
Social Psychology
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Class Level(s):
College 200

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