Theme III.1 Homelessness amid the Global Economic Crisis: Interrogating Structural Inequality in Contemporary Cities from the Ground up

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: 313+314
RC21 Regional and Urban Development (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Keiko YAMAGUCHI, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan and Matthew D. MARR, Florida International University, USA
The Alienation of Public Spaces by the Homeless (Oral Presentation)
Sandra SCHINDLAUER, Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany

The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on Homelessness in Spain. the Experience of Madrid (Oral Presentation)
Bárbara CONTRERAS-MONTERO, Open University UNED, Spain

The Phenomenon of Homelessness in Brazil: Advances of Legal Frameworks and the Right to Social Protection through Adequate Housing (Oral Presentation)
Camila Nastari FERNANDES, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil; Ricardo de Sousa MORETTI, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil

Negotiating a Space to Rest: Denver's Camping Ban and Camping in Denver (Oral Presentation)
Sig LANGEGGER, Akita International University, Japan; Stephen KOESTER, University of Colorado Denver, USA

Housing Poverty in Urbanizing India: Emerging Trends and Concerns (Distributed Paper)
Manoj Kumar TEOTIA, Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, India

Rough Sleeping In Tasmania: Homeless Not Helpless (Distributed Paper)
Jed DONOGHUE, University of Tasmania, Australia