The Recent Roots of Present-Day Homelessness

Lecture Description

Focusing on the past fifty years, Daniel Kerr argues that homelessness has deep roots in the shifting ground of urban labor markets, social policy, real estate development, the criminal justice system, and corporate power. Rather than being attributable to the illness and inadequacies of the unhoused themselves, homelessness is a product of both structural and political dynamics shaping the city.

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Social Welfare and Public Assistance Urban and Suburban

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