From the same journal

From the same journal

Housing and the transitional phases out of 'Disordered' lives: The case of leaving homelessness and street sex work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Standard

Housing and the transitional phases out of 'Disordered' lives : The case of leaving homelessness and street sex work. / Mcnaughton, C.C.; Sanders, T.

In: Housing Studies, Vol. 22, No. 6, 11.2007, p. 885-900.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harvard

Mcnaughton, CC & Sanders, T 2007, 'Housing and the transitional phases out of 'Disordered' lives: The case of leaving homelessness and street sex work', Housing Studies, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 885-900. https://doi.org/10.1080/02673030701608043

APA

Mcnaughton, C. C., & Sanders, T. (2007). Housing and the transitional phases out of 'Disordered' lives: The case of leaving homelessness and street sex work. Housing Studies, 22(6), 885-900. https://doi.org/10.1080/02673030701608043

Vancouver

Mcnaughton CC, Sanders T. Housing and the transitional phases out of 'Disordered' lives: The case of leaving homelessness and street sex work. Housing Studies. 2007 Nov;22(6):885-900. https://doi.org/10.1080/02673030701608043

Author

Mcnaughton, C.C. ; Sanders, T. / Housing and the transitional phases out of 'Disordered' lives : The case of leaving homelessness and street sex work. In: Housing Studies. 2007 ; Vol. 22, No. 6. pp. 885-900.

Bibtex - Download

@article{0eddf5a24f2c4d67bf7dc961d9e63af9,
title = "Housing and the transitional phases out of 'Disordered' lives: The case of leaving homelessness and street sex work",
abstract = "This paper combines the findings from two empirical qualitative studies that examine transitions out of lifestyles and identities considered 'disordered'. Focusing on women's experiences of homelessness and street sex work the paper explores these transitions and the barriers the participants encounter in establishing 'ordered' lives. Four key points will be made. First, the mechanisms that can lead to successful transitions (housing, networks and welfare services) can often present barriers to change. Second, the 'yo-yo' effect, whereby women move in and out of negative situations in an ongoing cycle, is common. Third, it is argued that transitions are only successful if individuals find identity and 'ontological security'. Housing is a crucial aspect in these transitions; however, it can have negative as well as positive effects. It is argued that there is strong evidence to suggest that the conditional welfare services given through the entanglement of the welfare and criminal justice systems play a pivotal role in maintaining marginal lifestyles and a cycle of entrapment into social exclusion. These wider issues of the marginalisation of women who are assumed to be 'deviant' and 'disordered' are connected to broader changes in the West that criminalise and oppress citizens who are outside of mainstream society.",
author = "C.C. Mcnaughton and T. Sanders",
year = "2007",
month = "11",
doi = "10.1080/02673030701608043",
language = "English",
volume = "22",
pages = "885--900",
journal = "Housing Studies",
issn = "0267-3037",
publisher = "Routledge",
number = "6",

}

RIS (suitable for import to EndNote) - Download

TY - JOUR

T1 - Housing and the transitional phases out of 'Disordered' lives

T2 - The case of leaving homelessness and street sex work

AU - Mcnaughton, C.C.

AU - Sanders, T.

PY - 2007/11

Y1 - 2007/11

N2 - This paper combines the findings from two empirical qualitative studies that examine transitions out of lifestyles and identities considered 'disordered'. Focusing on women's experiences of homelessness and street sex work the paper explores these transitions and the barriers the participants encounter in establishing 'ordered' lives. Four key points will be made. First, the mechanisms that can lead to successful transitions (housing, networks and welfare services) can often present barriers to change. Second, the 'yo-yo' effect, whereby women move in and out of negative situations in an ongoing cycle, is common. Third, it is argued that transitions are only successful if individuals find identity and 'ontological security'. Housing is a crucial aspect in these transitions; however, it can have negative as well as positive effects. It is argued that there is strong evidence to suggest that the conditional welfare services given through the entanglement of the welfare and criminal justice systems play a pivotal role in maintaining marginal lifestyles and a cycle of entrapment into social exclusion. These wider issues of the marginalisation of women who are assumed to be 'deviant' and 'disordered' are connected to broader changes in the West that criminalise and oppress citizens who are outside of mainstream society.

AB - This paper combines the findings from two empirical qualitative studies that examine transitions out of lifestyles and identities considered 'disordered'. Focusing on women's experiences of homelessness and street sex work the paper explores these transitions and the barriers the participants encounter in establishing 'ordered' lives. Four key points will be made. First, the mechanisms that can lead to successful transitions (housing, networks and welfare services) can often present barriers to change. Second, the 'yo-yo' effect, whereby women move in and out of negative situations in an ongoing cycle, is common. Third, it is argued that transitions are only successful if individuals find identity and 'ontological security'. Housing is a crucial aspect in these transitions; however, it can have negative as well as positive effects. It is argued that there is strong evidence to suggest that the conditional welfare services given through the entanglement of the welfare and criminal justice systems play a pivotal role in maintaining marginal lifestyles and a cycle of entrapment into social exclusion. These wider issues of the marginalisation of women who are assumed to be 'deviant' and 'disordered' are connected to broader changes in the West that criminalise and oppress citizens who are outside of mainstream society.

U2 - 10.1080/02673030701608043

DO - 10.1080/02673030701608043

M3 - Article

VL - 22

SP - 885

EP - 900

JO - Housing Studies

JF - Housing Studies

SN - 0267-3037

IS - 6

ER -