Fw: [URBANTH-L]Reader on the Anthropology of Homelessness
lcruzado at gwmail.gwu.edu
Tue Feb 17 22:01:56 EST 2009
This is a good source as well.
*Don Mitchell*, The *Right to the City*: Social Justice and the Fightfor
Public Space (New York and London: Guilford Press 2003).
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:43 PM, Cruzado, Lissa <
lcruzado at mysistersplacedc.org> wrote:
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> Subject: RE: [URBANTH-L]Reader on the Anthropology of Homelessness
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> A good primer on homelessness is Hopper's Reckoning with Homelessness
> (2003).A book at the center of the debate over the definition of
> homelessness is Rossi's Down and Out in America (1989)Two ethnographies with
> a Feminist perspective are:The Women Outside; Golden (1992).
> The Unequal Homeless; Passaro (1996).
> Two geographers that use ethnographic methods:Wolch & Dear, Malign Neglect
> Dear & Wolch, Landscapes of Despair (1987).
> Other works:Checkerboard Square, Wagner (1993).Young and Homeless in
> Hollywood, Ruddick (1996).
> Out of Place, Wright (1997).
> Something Left to Loose, Dordick (1997).Love, Sorrow and Rage, Waterston
> (1999) - Great for the classroom.
> Where Have the Homeless Gone? Marcus (2006).
> These are some works that I did not see in the previous e-mails.
> Hope it helps.
> Alfredo Gonzalez
> > Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 14:25:02 -0800
> > From: PhillipJ at sou.edu
> > To: jahmeilah.richardson at gmail.com; kflan at mindspring.com;
> iglasser at rwu.edu
> > Subject: RE: [URBANTH-L]Reader on the Anthropology of Homelessness
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> > If you are looking for films, look up "Bums' Paradise," a film about a
> > homeless encampment on a landfill in Albany, California, across the bay
> > from San Francisco. The homeless residents come from all social
> > classes, some of them have advanced degrees (the narrator and
> > script-writer was a homeless resident of this encampment who has an M.
> > A. from UC Berkeley), and all of them are artists that create art,
> > sculpture,and monuments from junk and waste, and write poetry. The
> > producer, director, and editor (not homeless) is Tomas McCabe, a
> > freelance film producer who is also the distributor, I think. It is
> > not a traditional "ethnographic" film, but something close. My students
> > always find it engaging and eye-opening.
> > James Phillips
> > Anthropology
> > Southern Oregon University
> >>>> "Glasser, Irene" <iglasser at rwu.edu> 2/11/2009 6:01 AM>>>
> > Here are some of my contributions to works (first three are books, the
> > rest articles) on vulnerable and homeless populations:
> > Glasser, Irene and Rae Bridgman (1999) Braving the Street:
> > Anthropological Perspectives on Homelessness, New York and Oxford:
> > Berghahn Books.
> > Glasser, Irene Homelessness in Global Perspective (1994) New York: G.K.
> > Hall Reference, A Division of MacMillan, Inc.
> > Glasser, Irene More Than Bread: Ethnography of a Soup Kitchen (1988)
> > Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press.
> > Glasser, Irene and William Zywiak (2003) "Homelessness and Substance
> > Use: A Tale of Two Cities" Substance Use and Misuse Volume 38, number
> > 3-6, March 2003, 553-578.
> > Glasser, Irene (2003) "Homeless Families" International
> > Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, second edition, 816-822.
> > From: Irene Glasser [GlasserI at crtct.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 8:50 AM
> > To: Glasser, Irene
> > Subject: FW: [URBANTH-L]Reader on the Anthropology of Homelessness
> > From: urbanth-l-bounces at lists.ysu.edu [urbanth-l-bounces at lists.ysu.edu]
> > On Behalf Of Jahmeilah Roberson [jahmeilah.richardson at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 12:23 PM
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> > Cc: David Slater; URBANTH-L at lists.ysu.edu
> > Subject: Re: [URBANTH-L]Reader on the Anthropology of Homelessness
> > I am also interested in the same issues. Over the past month I have
> > begun to undertake an ethnographic study of homeless populations in
> > Southern California's Los Angeles and Orange Counties. I'm really
> > interested in issues of ownership as it spans across the spaces they
> > inhabit as well as the digital and non-digital material artifacts they
> > carry. In general, being that I'm in an Informatics department, I am
> > interested in the relationship between technology and social inclusion
> > for marginalized communities with an emphasis on the homeless.
> > I have begun to collect some papers and bo
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