The Bridge People: Daily Life in a Camp of the Homeless

The Bridge People: Daily Life in a Camp of the Homeless

By: Jackson Underwood (author)Hardback

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This book is about the daily life of a group of homeless people who live in camps under some freeway bridges in downtown Los Angeles. It is what is called a narrative ethnography, that is, it consists primarily of what the author said to them and what they said to him. As a research project in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA, Underwood documented conversations with these homeless people for two and one half years.

About Author

Jackson Underwood is Research Anthropologist, Adaptation of the Homeless Mentally Ill Project, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819189615
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780819189615
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 0819189618

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