2. Case Study: Stigma In this paper you will demonstrate your understanding of how Stigma, Self and Society interact to affect our daily lives. The concept of Stigma, developed and articulated by Erving Goffman, can be used to spotlight how normative behaviors and mainstream (bourgeois) values in society “other” people who are different. Choose a stigmatized group in society to discuss the following: · The mainstream attitudes, metaphors and common “sayings” that work to label and disempower the stigmatized group you are analyzing. · How do they fight back and what are the social and institutional ways the stigmatized group is pushing back to resist the label and regain their power?