Safe Haven Ethnography Review Anthro 233 Michael Markovinovic In the ethnography “Safe Haven: The Story Of A Shelter For Homeless Women, the author Rae Bridgman, analyzes and explores a women’s homeless shelter in Canadas biggest city, Toronto. Throughout the ethnography, the shelter Bridgman is referring to is Toronto’s Savard shelter. Within the shelter is […]Read more
Rae Bridgeman’s ethnography is an inside look into a unique and modern approach to chronically homeless women in downtown urban centers. The book centers around the women who make this vision possible as well as the women who choose to adopt the unconventional housing method of Savard’s shelter.Read more "Safe Haven: A Unique Approach to Chronically Homeless Women in Urban Centers"
Rae Bridgman’s “Safe Haven: The Story of a Shelter for Homeless Women” is an informative, insightful stake on traditional style of a normal ethnography. As the title may imply, the ethnography tells the “life history (and contemporary state) of Savard’s, a shelter for chronically homeless women” (pg. 2) located in the downtown region of Toronto, Ontario. […]Read more "Safe Haven: The Story of an Experimental Alternative to a Traditional Women’s Shelter’s"
Summary of the Ethnography The ethnography Safe Haven is based upon fieldwork done by Rae Bridgman, that focuses on women and homelessness. More specifically, it is about the shelter Savard’s, for chronically homeless women in Toronto. In her own words, the book speaks about “the hopes, dreams, and fears of the women [she] met during […]Read more "Safe Haven: The Story of a Shelter for Homeless Women"
Summary Safe Haven is an ethnography which summarizes the fieldwork urban anthropologist Rae Bridgman completed in a homeless shelter in the city of Toronto. This particular kind of ethnography seems to be important for today as homelessness is a problem which seems to remain persistent with small efforts in altering this reality. The fieldwork in […]Read more "Safe Haven: The Story of a Shelter for Homeless Women"
The ethnography Safe Haven, by Rae Bridgman is about homeless women in Toronto. It focus’ on the women’s homeless shelter Savard’s , and how it became into a different homeless shelter than others in Toronto. The ethnography goes into great detail of how the staff came up with certain rules, like if the women need […]Read more "Safe Haven: An ethnography about a women’s homeless shelter in Toronto,"
Ethnography review: Julie Brown Word count: 1422 Safe Haven: The Story of a Shelter for Homeless Women by Rae Bridgman Summary of Ethnography This ethnography walks the reader through the life of homeless women living in Toronto. As written in first person language, the author tells her story by sharing what she wrote down while […]Read more "Safe Haven"