There’s No Place Like Home: The Discursive Creation of Homelessness

  title={There’s No Place Like Home: The Discursive Creation of Homelessness},
  author={C{\'e}line Pascale},
  journal={Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies},
  pages={250 - 268}
  • C. Pascale
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Sociology
  • Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies
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