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On the Street

Cathy A. Small, Jason Kordosky, and Ross Moore

in The Man in the Dog Park: Coming Up Close to Homelessness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748783
eISBN:
9781501748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748783.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes homeless life on the street. Statistically, most homeless veterans like Ross Moore “choose” an “unsheltered” life. Often averse to the restrictive rules that shelters impose, ... More


The Man in the Dog Park: Coming Up Close to Homelessness

Cathy A. Small

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748783
eISBN:
9781501748806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748783.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book offers the reader a rare window into homeless life. Spurred by a personal relationship with a homeless man who became the book's co-author, the author takes a compelling look at what it ... More


Flight from the Palace

Hans H. Penner

in Rediscovering the Buddha: Legends of the Buddha and Their Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385823
eISBN:
9780199870073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385823.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter details the departure of Gotama from the palace for a homeless life. Life in the palace became ugly and gloomy. One day an inhabitant of the heavens appeared before Gotama in the form of ... More


A Sheltered, Homeless Day

Cathy A. Small, Jason Kordosky, and Ross Moore

in The Man in the Dog Park: Coming Up Close to Homelessness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748783
eISBN:
9781501748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748783.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a look at homeless life in the shelters. To anyone who frequents shelters, it is an institution with a common feel, with well-known pros and cons. A warm bed, food, and a shower ... More


The Beginning

Cathy A. Small, Jason Kordosky, and Ross Moore

in The Man in the Dog Park: Coming Up Close to Homelessness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748783
eISBN:
9781501748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748783.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how the author first met Ross Moore, a homeless man in a dog park. Moore later became the author's friend; indeed, he co-authored this book on homelessness. Drawing heavily on ... More


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