Hobos, hustlers, and backsliders: homeless in San Francisco

Urban ethnography beyond the culture wars -- Managing homelessness in the United States -- The street : watch out, San Francisco! Ain't gonna get no peace -- Moorings : some other kind of life -- Word on the street : no one loves a loser -- The new hobos -- Rabble management : like I need more...

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Main Author: Gowan, Teresa (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis, Minn. [u.a.] University of Minnesota Press 2010
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Summary:Urban ethnography beyond the culture wars -- Managing homelessness in the United States -- The street : watch out, San Francisco! Ain't gonna get no peace -- Moorings : some other kind of life -- Word on the street : no one loves a loser -- The new hobos -- Rabble management : like I need more drugs in my life? -- The homeless archipelago : a little room for myself -- The old runaround : class cleansing in San Francisco -- The road to Nowheresville
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-328) and index
Physical Description:XXIV, 340 S Ill 23 cm
ISBN:9780816648696
9780816669677