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Marcus - Chapter 08

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Buy and Download Description It is said that behind every stereotype there is some reality that is either misunderstood or wrongly contextualized. Homelessness also had its poorly contextualized reality. Underneath the discourses of American individualism and race that rationalized and naturalized the categories of poverty studies there was a reality that was related to housing. Numerous scholars, writers, and social critics have documented this obvious connection through work on both underhoused populations and those who researched, designed, and provided services to them (Susser 1996). Up until now, this book has looked at these two categories of people with the goal of deconstructing the seemingly natural connection between homelessness and housing. In this chapter I will attempt to reconstruct the phenomenon of "homelessness" as it was viewed by a third category: the 82 percent who told the New York Times that they saw homeless people every day. It is said that behind every stereotype there is some reality that is either misunderstood or wrongly contextualized. Homelessness also had its poorly contextualized reality. Underneath the discourses of American individualism and race that ration
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