‘The tug of war over Hart Island’

The 18 July 2021 NY Times includes an article entitled ‘The tug of war over Hart Island.’ A mile long, Hart Island is in Long Island Sound and is part of the Bronx (New York, US). Hart Island is still used as the ‘potter’s field’ for the city, with over a million New Yorkers buried […]

Posted on July 18, 2021 at 2:44 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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homelessness in Delhi

The following 18 January 2016 NY Times article entitled “Desperate for slumber in Delhi, homeless encounter a ‘sleep mafia’ ” would be worth studying from an SRV perspective. It describes the social devaluation, wounding and heightened vulnerability of homeless people in Delhi, India. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/19/world/asia/delhi-sleep-economy.html Tweet

Posted on June 27, 2018 at 4:31 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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article: ‘NY dinner puts wealthy and homeless at same tables’

Take a look at this recent news item from a Social Role Valorization (SRV) perspective. It could make for a good exercise to read and analyze this from various SRV angles, such as interpersonal identification, vulnerability, image enhancement, image communicators, language use, physical and social setting, personal social integration and valued social/societal participation, etc.   […]

SRV in the News – May 4, 2012

A new anti-cell phone driving campaign, currently being championed by various Canadian police agencies, referred to as “hobo cops”, has inadvertently illustrated some interesting SRV concepts. The program itself consists of undercover police officers, dressed as homeless men, who stand at roadside medians and appear to be asking for change during traffic stoppages. Upon closer […]

Posted on May 4, 2012 at 3:50 pm by stevetiff · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SRV in the News: Stripping of Valued Roles

This rather sensational story making the rounds on the internet these past few days is useful for highlighting several SRV-related issues. As Wolfensberger posthumously points out in the latest issue of the SRV journal (December 2011), one devalued class of people may be subjected to the same particular wound. In the case of the article […]

Posted on January 24, 2012 at 10:23 pm by stevetiff · Permalink · 4 Comments
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