(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2009)

Document title

Complexity not collapse : recasting the geographies of homelessness in a "punitive" age

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

DE VERTEUIL G. (1) ; MAY J. (2) ; VON MAHS J. (3) ;
(1) School of Geography, Univ., Southampton, ROYAUME-UNI
(2) Dept. of Geography, Queen Mary, Univ., London, ROYAUME-UNI
(3) Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, ETATS-UNIS


Though usual works upon homelessness have been helpful in shifting discussions into the mainstream geographical literature, too much of it remains narrowly framed within a US metric of knowledge and too closely focused upon the recent punitive turn in urban social policy. The A. advances instead a framework that recognizes the growing multiplicy of homeless geographies in recent years under policies that are better understood as multifaceted and ambivalent rather than only punitive


Article of periodic

published at : Progress in human geography / ISSN 0309-1325

Editor : Arnold, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1977)

Millesime : 2009, vol. 33, no5 [pp. 646-666]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.



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