No Room of Her Own: Women's Stories of Homelessness, Life, Death, and Resistance

No Room of Her Own: Women's Stories of Homelessness, Life, Death, and Resistance

by D. Hellegers

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No Room of Her Own: Women's Stories of Homelessness, Life, Death, and Resistance by D. Hellegers

This oral history collection brings together extended interviews with fifteen women, illuminating the part that gender roles play in ensnaring women in cycles of domestic abuse and homelessness and highlighting the physical stresses. It also challenges liberal myths about homeless people, and homeless women in particular.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230116580
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/13/2011
Series: Palgrave Studies in Oral History Series
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Desiree Hellegers is an associate professor of English and a founding co-director of the Center for Social and Environmental Justice at Washington State University Vancouver. She is the author of Handmaid to Divinity: Natural Philosophy, Poetry, and Gender in Seventeenth-Century England (2000) and a board member of Portland Peace and Justice Works.

Table of Contents

Mama Pam Annamarie Tailfeathers Elizabeth Thatcher Sweet Pea Debra Martinson Anitra Freeman Roxane Roberts Loann Winston Mona Caudill Joyner Jessie Pedro Marie Janice Connelly Flower Arnette Adams Marlowe

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