Against the Grain

Producing Homelessness

We often hear the entreaty to consider the less fortunate, at least for a moment, including the homeless shivering in the winter months. But what do we miss when we look at the homeless through a moral lens? Craig Willse reflects on whether homelessness is actively produced by neoliberal capitalism. He discusses the sea change in housing deprivation that took place thirty years ago.

Resources:

Craig Wills, The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States University of Minnesota Press, 2015

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