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Shelter Blues : Sanity and Selfhood Among the Homeless

Author: Robert R Desjarlais
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1997] ©1997
Series: Contemporary ethnography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beautifully crafted, powerfully illustrated with conversation, theoretically important, and almost unique as an ethnography."--Arthur Kleinman, Harvard University.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 97008656
(OCoLC)36705698
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Desjarlais
ISBN: 9780812206432 0812206436
OCLC Number: 979628138
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Illustrations --
"Beauty and the Street" --
Alice Weldman's Concerns --
Rethinking Experience --
Struggling Along --
A Critical Phenomenology --
Questions 01 Shelter --
Five Coefficients --
"A Crazy Place to Put Crazy People" --
The Sea of Tranquility --
"Too Much" --
Beautiful Ruins --
Framing the Homeless --
Sensory (Dis)Orientations --
The Walls --
Roots to Earth --
On the Basketball Court --
Smoking and Eating and Talking --
Displacement and Obscurity --
A Physics of Homelessness --
Hearing Voices --
Holding It Together --
Taking Meds --
The Street --
Secondness to Firstness --
Pacing My Mind --
The Give and Take --
Stand Away --
Ragtime --
"Who?-What's Your Name?" --
"We're Losing Him, Sam" --
Reasonable Reasonableness --
Tactics, Questions, Rhetoric --
Epistemologies of the Real --
Reactivity --
The Office of Reason --
Figure, Character, Person --
How to Do Things with Feeling --
Architectures of Sense --
Bodies with Organs --
With Your Head Tilted to the Side --
Pacing the Labyrinth --
Appendix: List of Shelter Residents --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Contemporary ethnography.
Responsibility: Robert R. Desjarlais.
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"Beautifully crafted, powerfully illustrated with conversation, theoretically important, and almost unique as an ethnography."--Arthur Kleinman, Harvard University.

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