A trip to the library: homelessness and social inclusion

This article explores homeless men’s visits to a public library. It shows how homeless men identified the library as a space for safety and social participation, at a time when the regional newspaper published an item questioning the appropriateness of their presence in the library.

Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte, Kerry Chamberlain, Alan Radley, Linda Nikora, Eci Nabalarua & Shiloh Groot.
Department of Psychology, University of Waikato

A trip to the library: homelessness and social inclusion (PDF)

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