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Homelessness as Method: Social Science and the Racial Order

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/9780816693474.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Drawing from critical histories of the social sciences, Chapter Two addresses the role of sociology in governing homeless populations. The chapter argues that homelessness has served a ... More


From Pathology to Population: Managing Homelessness in the United States

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/9780816693474.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter Three moves to an historical analysis of the role of the federal government in homeless management, tracing two moments of federal intervention, during the early New Deal of the 1930s and ... More


The Invention of Chronic Homelessness

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/9780816693474.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter Five looks to federal chronic homelessness initiatives, which aim to house those most vulnerable to dying on the streets. Far from a commitment to social justice, these federal initiatives ... More


The Love of A Dog: Of Pets and Puppy Mills, Mixed Breeds and Shelters

Kathy Rudy

in Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores what emotional connections between humans and their pets do or could look like. New trends in animal studies indicate that the intimate connections humans have with domesticated ... More


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