The epistemological challenge of housing poverty beginning with the works of Antonio Tosi

Author/s Marco Cremaschi
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/131
Language Italian Pages 12 P. 59-70 File size 369 KB
DOI 10.3280/SUR2023-131004
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Scholars can resolve the practical and interpretive problems of housing poverty by unrav-elling the theoretical and epistemological knots at its root. This article argues that critical con-tributions by Antonio Tosi have effectively anticipated many of the radical critiques of the so-cial science as Tosi was deeply concerned with relationality and difference. From his work social researchers could learn to balance the continuing epistemic gap with possible theoretical convergences and empirical advances.

Keywords: housing, poverty, epistemology, postcolonial, urban research, social practices

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Marco Cremaschi, La sfida epistemologica della povertà abitativa a partire dai lavori di Antonio Tosi in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 131/2023, pp 59-70, DOI: 10.3280/SUR2023-131004