Young and Homeless in Hollywood: Mapping Social Identities

Young and Homeless in Hollywood: Mapping Social Identities

by Susan M. Ruddick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415910315

ISBN-13: 9780415910316

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Young and Homeless in Hollywood examines the social and spacial dynamics that contributed to the construction of a new social imaginary—"homeless youth"—in the United States during a period of accelerated modernization from the mid 1970s to the 1990s. Susan Ruddick draws from a range of theoretical frameworks and empirical treatments

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Overview

Young and Homeless in Hollywood examines the social and spacial dynamics that contributed to the construction of a new social imaginary—"homeless youth"—in the United States during a period of accelerated modernization from the mid 1970s to the 1990s. Susan Ruddick draws from a range of theoretical frameworks and empirical treatments that deal with the relationship between placemaking and the politics of social identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415910316
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Youth and Modernization9
2Managing Meaning through the Production of Urban Space33
3Heterotopias of the Homeless: Strategies and Tactics of Place-making in Los Angeles51
4Back to the Future: Deinstitutionalization in a Recombinant System of Juvenile Care67
5Punk Hollywood: Redrawing the Maps of Meaning91
6Redefining Runaway and Homeless Youth129
7Hollywood Rising163
Conclusion187
Notes203
Bibliography241

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