You owe yourself a drunk: an ethnography of urban nomads

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University Press of America, 1988 - Self-Help - 301 pages
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An account of the experiences of men who are repeatedly arrested for public drunkenness. This book challenges the idea that these men are simply rejects from society, who cannot organize their behavior by cultural traditions.

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one of the books that moved me to my major of anthropology. Insightful Read full review

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one of the books that moved me to my major of anthropology. Insightful Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER
1
two Destination Unknown
9
three A Bucket Full of Tramps
65
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

James P. Spradley was an anthropologist and writer.

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