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Homeless : poverty and place in urban America

作者: Ella Howard
出版商: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013.
叢書: Politics and culture in modern America.
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"The homeless have the legal right to exist in modern American cities, yet antihomeless ordinances deny them access to many public spaces. How did previous generations of urban dwellers deal with the tensions between the rights of the homeless and those of other city residents? Ella Howard answers this question by tracing the history of skid rows from their rise in the late nineteenth century to their eradication in  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: History
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Ella Howard
ISBN: 9780812244724 0812244729
OCLC系統控制編碼: 787508955
描述: 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
内容: The challenge of the Depression --
A new deal for the homeless --
Skid Row in an era of plenty --
Urban renewal and the challenge of homelessness --
Operation Bowery and social scientific inquiry --
The end of the skid-row era --
Conclusion: Whither the homeless.
叢書名: Politics and culture in modern America.
責任: Ella Howard.

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Homeless explores the efforts of private and public institutions to solve the problem of homelessness by tracing the rise and fall of skid rows in America through the lens of New York's Bowery.  再讀一些...

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