Organization and Stigma Management

  title={Organization and Stigma Management},
  author={Gianmarco Savio},
  journal={Sociological Perspectives},
  pages={416 - 430}
  • G. Savio
  • Published 1 April 2017
  • Sociology
  • Sociological Perspectives
Scholarly work has discussed the ways in which stigmatized groups may resist their stigma, along with various resources at their disposal that facilitate such resistance. However, it has not explicitly considered how organization can serve as one such resource. Bringing into dialogue scholarly work on stigma, organizations, and social movements, this article examines the role of organization as a key resource for managing and resisting stigma. In doing so, it draws from a comparative analysis… 
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