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Beside One's Self: Homelessness Felt and Lived

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by Catherine Robinson
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Beside One's Self: Homelessness Felt and Lived by Catherine Robinson

What is it to feel homeless? How does it feel to be without the orienting geography of home? Going beyond homelessness as a housing issue, this book uniquely explores the embodied, emotional experiences of homelessness. In doing so, Robinson reveals much about existing gaps in service responses, in community perceptions, and in the ways in which homelessness most often becomes visible as a problem for policy makers. She argues that the emotional dimension of displacement must be central to contemporary practices of researching, understanding, writing, and responding to homelessness. She situates the issue of homelessness at the nexus of important, broader intellectual and methodological developments that take bodily and spatial experience as their starting point.

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Size: 17.4 MB
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Date published:   2011
ISBN: 9780815651352 (DRM-PDF)

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