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Book Review: How Ten Global Cities Take On Homelessness: Innovations That Work by Linda Gibbs, Jay Bainbridge, Muzzy Rosenblatt and Tamiru Mammo

Rose Deller , July 5th, 2021


In How Ten Global Cities Take On Homelessness: Innovations That Work, Linda Gibbs, Jay Bainbridge, Muzzy Rosenblatt and Tamiru Mammo explore some of the key challenges faced by urban…


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What Anthropology Teaches Us about COVID, Part 3: A Few Thoughts about Culture, and What We Can Learn from Artists . . . and the Homeless

Alma Gottlieb , April 16th, 2020


What is “culture”? Early generations of anthropologists offered all sorts of definitions. No matter what their specifics, the various definitions inevitably shared one feature: &#8220…


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Thomas Strong: Dispossession as historical allegory: Observing Dublin’s housing crisis

Focaal Web Editor , October 12th, 2018


In Dublin today, an intensifying housing crisis is provoking a dramatic public response. Activists, spearheaded by groups like Dublin Central Housing Action, occupy empty properties, draping banners f…


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Book Review: Callous Objects: Designs Against the Homeless by Robert Rosenberger

Rose Deller , September 18th, 2018


In Callous Objects: Designs Against the Homeless, Robert Rosenberger explores the growth of ‘hostile architecture’ and reflects on what it suggests about society’s attitudes towards …


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The No-Person

Josh Burraway , April 29th, 2015


Over the past few weeks I have been working closely with London’s homeless community for my PhD fieldwork. As part of my role at the day centre where…


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