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Home at Last: Or (the more accurate title): Post-Homelessness and the Reality of Being Poor

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/9781501748783.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the overlap of being poor and being homeless. Both conditions are persistently plagued by little or variable disposable income. Both are immersed in an ongoing accounting and ... More


Forgotten Markets: The Importance of Pawnshops

Marieke Bos, Susan Payne Carter, and Paige Marta Skiba

in Law, Economics, and Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501759383
eISBN:
9781501759284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759383.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on pawnshops and the institutions of pawnbroking. Studies show that large numbers of poor people and especially those who are unbanked use pawn loans by leaving collateral. This ... More


The World Created by Qianlong and His Eunuchs

Norman A. Kutcher

in Eunuch and Emperor in the Great Age of Qing Rule

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297524
eISBN:
9780520969841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297524.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter observes the consequences of Qianlong’s palace management. Making use of his flawed system of oversight, his eunuchs exercised greater control over their lives and over the space of the ... More


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