This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: have drinking heavily engrained in their culture o Sandhogproject.com o Sandhogs are very proud of their work, NYC needs them-Sandhogs o Very close, supportive group relationships; drop any above ground conflicts, reputation is important, gossip=huge, father/son up until 80’s hired from bars-Why would you drink on such a dangerous job? o Brings people together o Passed on from generation to generation o Keeps warm, medicinal (particularly early on) o Fathers and sons together o Have to drink to be a sandhog, have to be a little crzy to go down there o Used to have beer-tender in the tunnel o Never drink too much-Alcohol is a symbol of unification, creates solidarity, symbol of resistance going against managers-Drinking at schools o Binge drinking, referred to alcoholics, now college kids...
View Full Document
- Summer '07
- NYC, Sandenstoul Sandhogs- minders, coherent interrelated sets, Guest Lecturer Prof., emotionally charged beliefs