Opportunity House

Opportunity House

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Michael Angrosino, by weaving together a life-histories approach to ethnography and a completely new concept of culture, is able to present an intimate and complex picture of Opportunity House, a highly functional community of mentally-retarded adults.The height of the Opportunity House social season has long been its Christmas party, held in the clubhouse of the apartment complex where Danny ... the managersa#39; unwillingness to consider a decorating make-over perfectly suits the clientsa#39; yearning for sameness and continuity. ... as Santa and makes a game, but perennially futile, effort to recite aquot; Twas the Night Before Christmasaquot; all the way through.

Title:Opportunity House
Author:Michael V. Angrosino
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 1998


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