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Empire of scrounge

inside the urban underground of dumpster diving, trash picking, and street scavenging
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New York University Press , New York
Ragpickers -- United States., Salvage (Waste, etc.) -- United States., Marginality, Social -- United States., United States -- Social conditions --

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United States, United St

StatementJeff Ferrell.
SeriesAlternative criminology series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9975.U52 F47 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3401658M
ISBN 100814727379, 0814727387
ISBN 139780814727379, 9780814727386
LC Control Number2005016303

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Social workers have discovered ethnography, to the benefit of neither so far. To some it seems an excuse not to worry about rigorous research. Reading Ferrell’s book, it seems that he does not want to stop the flux and the flow of the ‘Empire of Scrounge’ with too much analyses, references and theoretical debate.

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