Swept Up Lives?: Re-envisioning the Homeless City

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Utilizing innovative ethnographic research, Swept Up Lives?challenges conventional accounts of urban homelessness to trace thecomplex and varied attempts to care for homeless people * Presents innovative ethnographic research which suggests animportant shift in perspective in the analysis and understanding ofurban homelessness * Emphasizes the ethical and emotional geographies of careembodied and performed within homeless services spaces * Suggests that different homelessness scenes develop in different places due to varied historical, political,and cultural responses to the problems faced

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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