The shipwrecked people, with the hobos of Paris - by Patrick Declerck[Reading report] by Alix Peillon

2010-08-16

The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2010.

The philosopher, ethnologist and psychoanalyst Patrick Declerck spent more than fifteen years working with the homeless persons of Centre d'accueil et de soins hospitaliers de Nanterre. In this book, Patrick Declerck tells, with great details, the stories of the poorest members of our society. This book includes extracts from interviews conducted with the residents of La Maison d'accueil de Nanterre and an anthropological and psychoanalytical analysis of the phenomenon of chronic homelessness and of its causes.

Quote article  Alix Peillon, « The shipwrecked people, with the hobos of Paris - by Patrick Declerck », 16 august 2010, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/145.sls

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