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Reading the Homeless The Media's Image of Homeless Culture cover
  • ISBN: 9780275959500
  • ISBN10: 0275959503

Reading the Homeless the Media's Image of Homeless Culture

by Eungjun Min

  • List Price: $138.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
  • Publish date: 07/01/1999
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As one of our country's major social problems, homelessness is often in the news. The media tend to portray the homeless as drunk, stoned, crazy, or sick individuals a portrayal that is only partly accurate and represents an obstacle to our understanding of the wider social implications of this complex issue. This edited collection examines the various ways -- both verbal and visual -- in which the homeless have been portrayed by the media from the 1980s to the present day. The contributors apply different frameworks, ranging from phenomenology to culture studies, to analyze the characteristics, implications, and consequences of the stories and images proposed by the media.
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6.1 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches. Pages are clean, no markings from previous owners.