Job-readiness programs have become the predominant response to the joblessness and precariousness of the poor. These programs aim to instill within clients the cherished virtue of work. But, as we show in a recent article, they also promote the hallowed virtue of thrift. We build upon Batya Weinbaum and Amy [...]
A class-based theory of homelessness helps explain both why anti-homeless laws exist and how homeless people are treated by charities and state welfare.