Lost in Space: The Criminalization, Globalization, and Urban Ecology of Homelessness

1 customer review
ISBN-13: 978-1593322977
ISBN-10: 1593322976
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Rent
$17.99
Buy new
$27.55
More Buying Choices
15 New from $23.54 11 Used from $12.46
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


The Way of Tea and Justice
Check out the newest book by Becca Stevens. Learn more | See all by author
$27.55 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Lost in Space: The Criminalization, Globalization, and Urban Ecology of Homelessness + Something Left To Lose: Personal Relations and Survival among New York's Homeless (Professional Development Library)
Price for both: $51.22

Buy the selected items together

Editorial Reviews

Review

A beautifully incendiary book, a book that burns with outrage, erudition, and human engagement . . . and one of the very best analyses of contemporary spatial control that I have seen. --Jeff Ferrell, Professor of Criminal Justice, Texas Christian University

An indispensable analysis of contemporary homelessness and what it means both for those who are homeless and those who are not. It is also a sharply written handbook for resistance to the neoliberal political economy and neo-conservative social order that so efficiently produces not only homelessness, but also fully alienated public spaces and truly perverse social ecologies. --Don Mitchell, Distinguished Professor of Geography, Syracuse University

Randall Amster includes a solid focus on the international dimensions of homelessness and a much needed discussion of the ways in which social spaces have been colonized by business interests and resisted by the marginalized. His work is unique in incorporating discussions of cultural geography, sociology, social space, philosophy, and anarchist politics at an advanced level, moving the discussion of homeless policy beyond the simple case study to global ramifications. --Talmadge Wright, Associate Professor of Sociology, Loyola University-Chicago

About the Author

Randall Amster, professor of Peace Studies and Social Thought at Prescott College, holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and a Ph.D. in Justice Studies from Arizona State University. He publishes widely in areas including anarchism, ecology, social justice, education, and homelessness; writes a regular op-ed newspaper column; and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Contemporary Justice Review.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 284 pages
  • Publisher: LFB Scholarly Publishing (July 15, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593322976
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593322977
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,713,626 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5 star
0%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
100%
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By C.Hughes on February 24, 2015
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Not "acceptable." Writing ALL over the book.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Lost in Space: The Criminalization, Globalization, and Urban Ecology of Homelessness
This item: Lost in Space: The Criminalization, Globalization, and Urban Ecology of Homelessness
Price: $27.55
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?