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The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States

Craig Willse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816693474
eISBN:
9781452952505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693474.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

It is an easy assumption that social service programs and social scientific studies respond to homelessness after the fact, attempting to understand and prevent it. This book, however, argues that ... More


Housing and Other Monsters

Craig Willse

in The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816693474
eISBN:
9781452952505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693474.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The introduction argues that conceptualizations of homelessness directly shape social responses to housing needs. Rather than an accepted category, the introduction proposes that “homelessness” must ... More


Spatialising the Subject of Feminism

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter is a close reading of Foucault's and Butler's theories of sexuality and gender, drawing out the spatialities that lie latent within them to argue that a feminism informed by these ... More


Eat, Sex, Race

Kyla Wazana Tompkins

in Unsettled States: Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479857722
eISBN:
9781479818334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857722.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the role played by antebellum reformist campaigns in a bodily centered history of sexuality. It considers the emergence of dietary correctives to the practice of masturbation ... More


Party Crashers and Poison Pens: Women Writers in the Age of High Economic Growth

Julia C. Bullock

in The Other Women's Lib: Gender and Body in Japanese Women's Fiction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833879
eISBN:
9780824870836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833879.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter contextualizes the work of women writers such as Kōno Taeko, Takahashi Takako, and Kurahashi Yumiko against the historical backdrop that framed their literature. In particular, it ... More


Governing Indigenous Sovereignty: Biopolitics and the “Terror Raids” in New Zealand

Vijay Devadas

in The Fourth Eye: M ori Media in Aotearoa New Zealand

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681037
eISBN:
9781452948621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681037.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter revisits the nationwide raids carried out by the New Zealand police on October 15, 2007, under the auspices of the 2002 Suppression of Terrorism Act, resulting in the arrests of ... More


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