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Down on their luck : a study of homeless street people

Author: David A Snow; Leon Anderson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on several years of close personal contact with the homeless, this study sheds new light on homelessness in late 20th-century USA. It reveals who the people are, how they live, and why they are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Snow, David A.
Down on their luck.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993
(DLC) 91043980
(OCoLC)24954686
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David A Snow; Leon Anderson
ISBN: 9780520913011 0520913019 0585108242 9780585108247 9780520078475 0520078470
OCLC Number: 44957541
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 391 pages) : illustrations
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.
Responsibility: David A. Snow and Leon Anderson.

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