Last edited by Shakakasa
Friday, August 7, 2020 | History

10 edition of On hobos and homelessness found in the catalog.

On hobos and homelessness

by Nels Anderson

  • 209 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Tramps -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [291-293]) and index.

      StatementNels Anderson ; edited and with an introduction by Raffaele Rauty.
      SeriesHeritage of sociology
      ContributionsRauty, Raffaele, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV4505 .A623 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination301 p. :
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL359273M
      ISBN 100226019667, 0226019675
      LC Control Number98019274

      Hobos to Street People offers a comparison of the culture and politics of homelessness as seen through artwork since the Great Depression. As the numbers of people living in poverty continues to swell, this book looks to the past for lessons for today. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco by Teresa Gowan (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

      In Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders, Teresa Gowan vividly depicts the lives of homeless men in San Francisco and analyzes the influence of the homelessness industry on the streets, in the shelters, and on public policy. Gowan shows some of the diverse ways that men on the street in San Francisco struggle for survival, autonomy, and self-respect.5/5(1). In Part Three, the hobos that Montag meets aren't really hobos at all; they are a group of men, mainly former college professors, who had to flee the city because they are wanted by the authorities.

      In Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders, Teresa Gowan vividly depicts the lives of homeless men in San Francisco and analyzes the influence of the homelessness industry on Brand: Teresa Gowan.   Hobos to Street People offers a comparison of the culture and politics of homelessness as seen through artwork since the Great Depression. The book is based on the touring exhibition of the same name that first opened in early the time of the greatest economic downturn since the Stock Market : Art Hazelwood.


Share this book
You might also like
Women in federal employment programs

Women in federal employment programs

General Epistles

General Epistles

Studies on prehistoric Cyprus

Studies on prehistoric Cyprus

Productivity and firm turnover in Israeli industry, 1979-1988

Productivity and firm turnover in Israeli industry, 1979-1988

Constitution and by-laws and rules of the Mobile Cotton Exchange, 1879-80.

Constitution and by-laws and rules of the Mobile Cotton Exchange, 1879-80.

Calexcitin B: a new calcium-sensor protein in the nervous system of the squid

Calexcitin B: a new calcium-sensor protein in the nervous system of the squid

London Conference

London Conference

nature of Jesus Christ a mystery

nature of Jesus Christ a mystery

Life stress and mental health

Life stress and mental health

Ride east! Ride west!

Ride east! Ride west!

On hobos and homelessness by Nels Anderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

On Hobos and Homelessness includes Anderson's rich and vibrant ethnographic work of a world of homeless men. He conducted his study on Madison street in Chicago, and we come to intimately know this portion of the s hobo underworld—the harshness of vagrant life and the adventures of young hobos who come to the big by:   On Hobos and Homelessness book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Nels Anderson was a pioneer in the study of the homeless. In On hobos and homelessness book /5. In Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders, Teresa Gowan vividly depicts the lives of homeless men in San Francisco and analyzes the influence of the homelessness industry on the streets, in the shelters, and on public by: On Hobos and Homelessness includes Anderson’s rich and vibrant ethnographic work of a world of homeless men.

He conducted his study on Madison street in Chicago, and we come to intimately know this portion of the s hobo underworld—the harshness of vagrant life and the adventures of young hobos who come to the big city.

On Hobos and Homelessness includes Anderson's rich and vibrant ethnographic work of a world of homeless men. He conducted his study on Madison street in Chicago, and we come to intimately know this portion of the s hobo underworld—the harshness of vagrant life and the adventures of young hobos who come to the big city.

In Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders, Teresa Gowan vividly depicts the lives of homeless men in San Francisco and analyzes the influence of the homelessness industry on the streets, in the shelters, and on public powerful ethnography makes clear that the way we talk about issues of extreme poverty has real consequences for how we address this problem—and for the homeless themselves.

Books shelved as hobo: Beggars of Life by Jim Tully, The Road by Jack London, Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America by Todd DePastin. On Hobos and Homelessness includes Anderson's rich and vibrant ethnographic work of a world of homeless men.

He conducted his study on Madison street in Chicago, and we come to intimately know this portion of the s hobo underworld—the harshness of vagrant life and the adventures of young hobos who come to the big : $ On Hobos and Homelessness Nels Anderson, Author, Raffaele Rauty, Editor, Raffaele Rauty, Introduction by University of Chicago Press $24 (p) ISBN Buy this book.

Get this from a library. On hobos and homelessness. [Nels Anderson; Raffaele Rauty] -- Nels Anderson was a pioneer in the study of the homeless. In the early s Anderson combined his own experience "on the bummery" with his keen sociological insight to give voice to a largely. On Hobos and Homelessness includes Anderson's rich and vibrant ethnographic work of a world of homeless men.

He conducted his study on Madison street in Chicago, and we come to intimately know this portion of the s hobo underworld—the harshness of vagrant life and the adventures of young hobos who come to the big city/5(23). Teresa Gowan, Hobos, Hustlers and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press ) S ince the late s homelessness in North America has grown substantially.

Over this period research has not only documented the extent to which homelessness has increased, but has offered a range of explanations that. Hobos to Street People offers a comparison of the culture and politics of homelessness as seen through artwork since the Great Depression. The book is based on the touring exhibition of the same name that first opened in early the time of the greatest economic downturn since the.

"Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders is spectacular ethnography, fearlessly conducted by a 'small, white English woman' among homeless men in San Francisco's roughest neighborhoods. The big surprise is not the hostility of the police or the shortage of services, but the determination of so many of these men to build a career out of recycling trash.

In Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders, Teresa Gowan vividly depicts the lives of homeless men in San Francisco and analyzes the influence of the homelessness industry on the streets, in the shelters, and on public policy. Gowan shows some of the diverse ways that men on the street in San Francisco struggle for survival, autonomy, and self-respect/5(9).

In Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders, Teresa Gowan vividly depicts the lives of homeless men in San Francisco and analyzes the influence of the homelessness industry on the streets, in the shelters, and on public : University Of Minnesota Press. Winner of the Robert Park Award for the Best Book in Community and Urban Sociology, American Sociological Association, Co-winner of the Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book in the Sociology of Culture, American Sociological Association, When homelessness reemerged in American cities during the s at levels not seen since the Great Depression, it initially provoked shock and.

"The codes are for us," he says, "and if other people see it, they could have clues to our secrets, and the next thing you know, that outlet that was accessible to hobos is now locked up or Author: Betsy Isaacson.

Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco (Englisch) Taschenbuch – 1. Juli Debates around the problem of homelessness—often set in terms of sin, sickness, and the failure of the social system—have come to profoundly shape how homeless people /5(9).

Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders is a timely, important, and superbly writ ten book. With the systematic development and now-global proliferation of broken windows policing, "quality-of-life" ordinances, and "civility laws" over the last two decades, the causes and consequences of homelessness have.

Hobos to Street People offers a comparison of the culture and politics of homelessness as seen through artwork since the Great the numbers of people living in poverty continues to swell, this book looks to the past for lessons for today. Artists include Rockwell Kent, Fritz Eichenberg, Jacob Burck, Dorothea Lange, Kiki Smith, Sandow Birk, Eric Drooker and many more.On hobos and homelessness Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on October 3, Pages:   In a interview, Todd DePastino, author of “Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America”, said, “One famous quip had it that the hobo works and wanders, the tramp drinks and wanders, and the bum just drinks.

More accurately the tramp, the hobo, and the bum represent three historical stages of American homelessness. .