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Heroic efforts : the emotional culture of search and rescue volunteers

Author: Jennifer Lois
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on six years of participant observation and interviews, this work examines the emotional subculture of "Peak", a volunteer mountain-environment search and rescue team. Rescuers were not only  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Lois
ISBN: 0814751830 9780814751831 0814751849 9780814751848
OCLC Number: 50761417
Description: xi, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Studying peaksearch and rescue --
Joining up --
Socializing heroes --
Dealing with crisis: rescuers' emotions --
Dealing with others in crisis: managing victims' and families' emotions --
Labeling heroes: letters from survivors and families --
The emotional rewards of rescue work --
Heroic efforts.
Responsibility: Jennifer Lois.
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"[Lois] examines how rescuers construct meaning in their lives and define themselves through their risky, demanding work."-Seattle Times "Lois takes readers inside the social world of search and Read more...

 
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