Passing

Smith, GWH ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9496-434X 2019, 'Passing' , in: The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology , John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp. 1-2.

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Abstract

The concept of passing originates in popular and legal discourses of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries about relations between black and white people in the United States. Passing as an analytic concept in sociology owes much to the work of Erving Goffman and Harold Garfinkel. Their approaches to passing are examined in this entry and the fertility of passing as a social constructionist concept is sketched.

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Additional Information: ** From Crossref via Jisc Publications Router **History: issued 19-11-2019; published_online 19-11-2019
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
ISBN: 9781405124331 (print); 9781405165518 (online)
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Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2019 08:46
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2019 08:46
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/53380

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