Inequality, Poverty, and Neoliberal Governance Activist Ethnography in the Homeless Sheltering Industry

ISBN-10: 1442600861

ISBN-13: 9781442600867

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 10/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Vincent Lyon-Callo is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Western Michigan University. He also worked in homeless shelters in Connecticut and Massachusetts throughout most of the 1990s. His work on poverty, neoliberal policies, and the possibilities of an activist ethnography has been published in a wide range of academic journals and volumes.

Acknowledgements
Introduction Poverty and Homelessness
The Political-Economic Context
Medicalizing Homelessness
Shelter Statistics and the Silencing of Systemic Concerns
The Non-Compliant Homeless: Ariel's Story
Defining the Role of the Sheltering Industry
Helping Homeless Youth
Managing Homelessness
Reflections on an Engaged Ethnography
References
Index
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