Homeless on Public Land

Authors: Erik Prout*, Texas A&M University, Michael Bunsen, Texas A&M University
Topics: Cultural Geography, Human-Environment Geography
Keywords: homeless, public lands, Colorado
Session Type: Poster
Day: 4/12/2018
Start / End Time: 10:00 AM / 11:40 AM
Room: Napoleon Foyer/Common St. Corridor, Sheraton, 3rd Floor
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The presence of homeless people on public lands is not a new phenomenon, but the dimensions of car camping has intriguing aspects. Our research tries to understand the dimensions of homeless use on public lands in Colorado. Furthermore, we try to identify the principal actors that shape the social and environmental policy responses.

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