Righteous Dopefiend download free [PDF and Ebook] by Philippe Bourgois

Righteous Dopefiend download free [PDF and Ebook] by Philippe Bourgois year 2009
  • Book name: Righteous Dopefiend
  • Author: Philippe Bourgois
  • Release date: 2009/4/23
  • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780520254985
  • Rating: 9.95 of 10
  • Votes: 788
  • Review by: Lawrence Caro
  • Review rating: 7.66 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/24
  • Total pages: 392
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This powerful study immerses the reader in the world of homelessness and drug addiction in the contemporary United States. For over a decade Philippe Bourgois and Jeff Schonberg followed a social network of two dozen heroin injectors and crack smokers on the streets of San Francisco, accompanying them as they scrambled to generate income through burglary, panhandling, recycling, and day labor. 'Righteous Dopefiend' interweaves stunning black-and-white photographs with vivid dialogue, detailed field notes, and critical theoretical analysis. Its gripping narrative develops a cast of characters around the themes of violence, race relations, sexuality, family trauma, embodied suffering, social inequality, and power relations.The result is a dispassionate chronicle of survival, loss, caring, and hope rooted in the addicts' determination to hang on for one more day and one more 'fix' through a 'moral economy of sharing' that precariously balances mutual solidarity and interpersonal betrayal.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H47M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural Anthropology, Drug & Substance Abuse: Social Aspects, Sociology, Crime & Criminology, Homelessness, Biography: General, Urban Communities
  • Available formats: DOC, OEB, TXT, WORD, FB2, EPUB, HTMLZ, PDF. Compressed in ISO, RAR, CBC, AZW4, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 41.86 USD
  • Dimensions: 178x241x23mm
  • Weight: 1,043g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Berkerley, United States
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