(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2000)

Document title

Of nomads and vagrants : single homelessness and narratives of home as place

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MAY J. ;


The A. examines understandings of home as place articulated by single homeless men living in night shelter and hostel accommodation in a large town of the south coast of England. Drawing upon a reconstructive life-history approach, the A. sets the understandings of each respondent within the context of the mobility which has characterised that respondent's homeless career. Four countrasting narratives of home as place are outlined, relating to the experiences of the displaced, the homesick, those whose lives now move around a spectral geography, and of the new nomads


Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 2000, vol. 18, no6 [pp. 737-759]

Bibliographic references : 78 ref.




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