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Innovation in Practice with Homeless Populations: Partnership in the Struggle for Empowerment

JUDITH A. B. LEE

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses innovative programs and practice approaches in working with homeless persons. It begins by identifying the characteristics of the homeless population. It highlights three ... More


Hoarders and Scrappers: Madness and the Social Person in the Interstices of the City

Anne M. Lovell

in Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter considers how mentally ill homeless people in New York City rework psychiatric personhood and patienthood outside clinical networks, examining the interstitiality and uncertainty of ... More


Can the Subaltern Speak in Cyberspace? Homelessness and the Internet

M. I. Franklin

in Digital Dilemmas: Power, Resistance, and the Internet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199982691
eISBN:
9780190252731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199982691.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines homelessness and the internet. Homeless people are among the most stigmatized groups in society, the last people who might be seen as active internet or social media users. ... More


Homelessness in Britain: Historical Perspectives

IAN LOVELAND

in Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter applies the analysis in Chapter 1 to the more specific issue of government responses to homelessness in the 1945–77 period. Attention centres on competing analyses of the causes of ... More


Conservation Officers, Dispersal and Urban Frontiers

Randy K. Lippert and Kevin Walby

in A Criminology of Policing and Security Frontiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529202489
eISBN:
9781529202472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202489.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses National Capital Commission (NCC) conservation officers' regulation of homeless people, many of them Indigenous people, in Canada's capital city, Ottawa. The policing of NCC ... More


The Stigma of Being Homeless

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/9781501748783.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the stigma of being homeless. As demanding and unpleasant as the physical conditions of being homeless are, they are not, for many, the primary challenge of being without a ... More


Introduction

Matthew D. Marr

in Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book analyzes the experiences of people who used transitional housing programs in Los Angeles and Tokyo. It focuses on ... More


New York Liberalism and the Fight against Homelessness

Ella Howard

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter uses the city of New York as a case study of the challenges facing liberals as they struggled to tailor their social policies to a political culture often hostile to public aid to the ... More


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


Making Money

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/9781501748783.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter assesses how homeless people get money. For many homeless people, one of the tasks to be accomplished, usually each day, is to get money. It may come as a surprise to many people that a ... More


No way home: the challenges of exiting homelessness in austere times

Christina Carmichael

in Social Policy Review 32: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447341666
eISBN:
9781447355618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341666.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the ways in which austerity manifests at the ‘street level’ for a particularly poor and marginalised population, drawing on interviews with single homeless people and ... More


Blind and Delusional

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/9781501748783.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that when it comes to homeless people, the American public is blind and delusional. It reflects on how the economic policies in the United States have resulted in much greater ... More


Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Matthew D. Marr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book reveals how social contexts at various levels combine and interact to shape the experiences of transitional housing program users in two of the most prosperous cities of the global economy, ... More


Mary (Kingsland) Higgs

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Mary (Kingsland) Higgs, who was a prolific writer and a social reformer whose interest and range extended from the needs of the poor, to early childhood, urban beautification, ... 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 future for health promotion

Colin Palfrey

in The Future for Health Promotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reflects on the future for health promotion in the UK, first by highlighting the health promotion initiatives of civil society organisations and then discussing the issue of ... 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


Imaging Caio

David Sims

in Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164040
eISBN:
9781617970405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164040.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes Cairo, Egypt and evaluates the most common type of imaging to which Cairo is subject. It aims to inform the reader that there are numerous ways Cairo can be taken and observed, ... More


Ties with Organizational Staff

Matthew D. Marr

in Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter shows that relationships with transitional housing program staff can have an important impact on trajectories of homelessness, either obstructing access to key resources necessary to ... More


The Road to Homelessness

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/9781501748783.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines what “causes” homelessness. It is not easy to parse out the specific interaction of personal, social, and structural factors that brings anyone's life to homelessness. In the ... More


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