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Michael H. Agar
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Ripping and Running: A Formal Ethnography of Urban Heroin Addicts

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Hardcover, 173 pages
Published January 1st 1973 by Seminar Press
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Jen
This is an absolute classic in the ethnography of addiction--it influenced a lot of people so I almost feel bad for giving it only three stars. It's just that cognitive anthropology in the 1960s was so weird. I don't really understand all the drive for building taxonomies. But this is linguistically and methodologically interesting in a number of ways.
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