His first book was published in 1959. In 1961, Goffman published the book Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates. In 1968 he became a Chair in Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. His last book, Forms of Talk, was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle award. He died November 20, 1982 of stomach cancer.
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- Parry, Marc (18 November 2013). "The American Police State" – via The Chronicle of Higher Education.