Read Neutralizing Homelessness, by Peter Marcuse for a structural analysis of homelessness.


Read the Selection from Timothy Gibson's Securing the City Spectacular for an analysis of urban development issues in a post-industrial globalized economy.


April 17 Class Discussion: Homelessness: who benefits? The political economy of homelessness, wages, and housing affordability. Globalization, development, and "strategies of reassurance." Is there a "dark side" to the Ten Year Plan?