How street papers have been battling against a Vagrancy Act for decades

Clayton, Owen (2019) How street papers have been battling against a Vagrancy Act for decades. The Big Issue . ISSN UNSPECIFIED

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Abstract

University of Lincoln professor Dr Owen Clayton tells The Big Issue why "we need to reclaim public space as being for the public, including for our homeless citizens" by scrapping the act – and how The "Hobo" News campaigned against a similar act in the USA a century ago.

Keywords:Homelessness, Vagrancy, 1824 Vagrancy Act, Hobo
Subjects:L Social studies > L300 Sociology
T Eastern, Asiatic, African, American and Australasian Languages, Literature and related subjects > T720 American Literature studies
T Eastern, Asiatic, African, American and Australasian Languages, Literature and related subjects > T700 American studies
P Mass Communications and Documentation > P300 Media studies
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (English)
ID Code:36257
Deposited On:20 Jun 2019 10:22

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