Reckoning with Homelessness (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

Reckoning with Homelessness The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues It must be some kind of experiment or something to see how long people can live without food without shelter without security Homeless woman in Grand Central StationKim Hopper has dedicated his car

  • Title: Reckoning with Homelessness (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)
  • Author: Kim Hopper
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  • Page: 146
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  • It must be some kind of experiment or something, to see how long people can live without food, without shelter, without security Homeless woman in Grand Central StationKim Hopper has dedicated his career to trying to address the problem of homelessness in the United States In this powerful book, he draws upon his dual strengths as anthropologist and advocate to provide It must be some kind of experiment or something, to see how long people can live without food, without shelter, without security Homeless woman in Grand Central StationKim Hopper has dedicated his career to trying to address the problem of homelessness in the United States In this powerful book, he draws upon his dual strengths as anthropologist and advocate to provide a deeper understanding of the roots of homelessness He also investigates the complex attitudes brought to bear on the issue since his pioneering fieldwork with Ellen Baxter twenty years ago helped put homelessness on the public agenda.Beginning with his own introduction to the problem in New York, Hopper uses ethnography, literature, history, and activism to place homelessness into historical context and to trace the process by which homelessness came to be recognized as an issue He tells the largely neglected story of homelessness among African Americans and vividly portrays various sites of public homelessness, such as airports His accounts of life on the streets make for powerful reading.

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    1. Kim Hopper provides a anthropological look at Homelessness in New York City primarily, as well as other large American cities. He takes a historical approach that shows the problem that existed at key points in time, how authorities attempted to alleviate the problem and why, and a takes a close up look at who was homeless and why. He offers his explanation for why people become homeless and tells some heartbreaking tales about how being homeless affects them mentally, physically and emotionally [...]


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