On Hobos and Homelessness

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University of Chicago Press, 1998 - Social Science - 301 pages
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Nels Anderson was a pioneer in the study of the homeless. In the early 1920s Anderson combined his own experience "on the bummery," with his keen sociological insight to give voice to a largely ignored underclass. He remains an extraordinary and underrated figure in the history of American sociology.

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 1920s hobo underworld—the harshness of vagrant life and the adventures of young hobos who come to the big city. This selection also includes Anderson's later work on the juvenile and the tramp, the unattached migrant, and the family. Like John Steinbeck's Depression-era observations, Anderson's writings express the memory of those who do not seem entitled to have memory, whose lives were expressed in temporary labor.

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Livre culte de sociologie et de l'école de Chicago. Intéressante introduction au Hobo.

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Anderson was a pioneer in the study of the homeless. He remains an extraordinary and underrated figure in the history of American sociology.

Rauty teaches history of sociology at the University of Salerno.

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