Foucauldian principles and issues of youth homelessness

Grocock, Anne (2008) Foucauldian principles and issues of youth homelessness. Occasional Working Paper Series, 1 (1). ISSN 1758-1818

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Abstract

In this paper, I apply Foucauldian principles, in the same manner as Townley’s (1993) work on Human Resources, to the novel field of Homelessness in the United Kingdom. I consider the housing provider-recipient relationship, together with methods employed to render the subject of homelessness discourse visible. I apply the Foucauldian concept of governmentality to this process of subjectivisation in the homelessness discourse.

Keywords:Foucauldian, Power/knowledge nexus, Subjectivity, Homeless, Governmentality
Subjects:X Education > X342 Academic studies in Higher Education
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Education
ID Code:16191
Deposited On:04 Dec 2014 11:13

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