Cast out : vagrancy and homelessness in global and historical perspective

edited by A.L. Beier and Paul Ocobock

The connections among vagabondage and human labor, mobility, status, and behavior have placed vagrancy at the crossroads of a multitude of political, social, and economic processes. Vagrancy and homelessness have been used to examine a vast array of phenomena, from the migration of labor to societal and governmental responses to poverty through charity, welfare, and prosecution. Cast Out: Vagrancy and Homelessness in Global and Historical Perspective is the first book to consider the shared global heritage of vagrancy laws, homelessness, and the historical processes they accompanied. Cast Out attempts to bridge some of the divides that have discouraged a world history of vagrancy and homelessness. This ambitious collection spans eight centuries, five continents, and several academic disciplines. The essays include discussions of the lives of the underclass, strategies for surviving and escaping poverty, the criminalization of poverty by the state, the rise of welfare and development programs, the relationship between imperial powers and colonized people, and the struggle to achieve independence after colonial rule. By juxtaposing these histories, the authors explore vagrancy as a common response to poverty, labor dilocation, and changing social norms, as well as how this strategy changed over time and adapted to regional peculiarities.

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書名 Cast out : vagrancy and homelessness in global and historical perspective
著作者等 Beier, A. L.
Ocobock, Paul
シリーズ名 Research in international studies
出版元 Ohio University Press
刊行年月 c2008
ページ数 vii, 396 p.
大きさ 22 cm
ISBN 9780896802629
NCID BA88036684
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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