Homeless population and the city: an analysis of the re-signification of urban spaces

Lucas Eduardo Lima Dantas About the author

Abstract

The investigations proposed in this paper intend to reflect on the relationship between the Population in Street Situation (PSS) and urban space, taking into account the meanings and conflicts produced on the urban fabric by this group. It will be sought, therefore, to understand the way in which the individual relates to space through his walk and the new meanings he produces on the environment he occupies. To understand this logic, we use a historical discussion to understand the urban model of the present city, from its spatial disposition to the emergence of its social problems.

people in street situation; everyday life; city. urbanity; imaginary

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