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Braving the Street: The Anthropology of Homelessness
Contributor(s): Glasser, Irene (Author), Bridgman, Rae (Author)

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ISBN: 157181096X     ISBN-13: 9781571810960
Publisher: Berghahn Books
OUR PRICE: $141.75  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 1999

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Social Science | Anthropology - Cultural & Social
- Political Science | Public Policy - Social Policy
- Social Science | Poverty & Homelessness
Dewey: 362.509
LCCN: 98-47284
Lexile Measure: 1470(Not Available)
Series: Public Issues in Anthropological Perspective
Physical Information: 0.38" H x 5.5" W x 8.5" (0.70 lbs) 146 pages
Features: Bibliography, Illustrated, Index
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Anthropologists have a long tradition of working in poverty subcultures and have been able to contribute answers to some of the puzzles of homelessness through their ability to enter the culture of the homeless without some of the preconceptions of other disciplines.

Contributor Bio(s): Glasser, Irene: -

Irene Glasser has widely published on homelessness and has been Professor of Anthropology at Eastern Connecticut State University, specializing in urban, applied, and medical anthropology. Since 1994 she has also been Director of Canadian Studies.

Bridgman, Rae: -

Rae Bridgman is Research Associate at the Department of Social Anthropology of York University, Canada.

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