The Ethics of Homelessness

The Ethics of Homelessness

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This book extends the study of homelessness beyond the need of shelter. Philosophical exploration exposes the fragility of human fulfillment in contemporary society. The authors weave the moral fabric of what it means to be human. They show how economic and political values compromise the dignity of homeless persons. They argue for recognition of rights for the homeless, who otherwise would be voiceless and without membership in the moral community. This pioneering contribution instills our moral sensitivity to the homeless condition and justifies our moral responsibility to change that condition.9 As homes and households are necessary antecedents to statehood, any and all who threaten statehood are to be denounced. It must follow that those ... This is the case not only for the prototypical home renovation show, aquot;This Old Houseanbsp;...

Title:The Ethics of Homelessness
Author:G. John M. Abbarno
Publisher:Rodopi - 1999-01-01


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