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Author Snow, David A.

Title Down on their luck : a study of homeless street people / David A. Snow and Leon Anderson.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [1993]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  HV4505 .S66 1993    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-380) and index.
Contents Studying the homeless -- A grounded typology of homeless street people -- The subculture of street life -- Wage labor and institutionalized assistance -- Shadow work -- Tenuous ties -- Salvaging the self -- Pathways to the street -- Homeless careers.
Subject Homeless persons -- United States.
Homelessness -- United States.
Homeless persons.
Added Author Anderson, Leon, 1950-
ISBN 0520078470
0520079892 paper

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