Short Paper

The Terminology of Homelessness in France in News Agency Dispatches

Julien Damon  By the same author


In what follows we present the results from a study conducted with an original data source, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) news agency dispatches, to analyse the process of naming populations and social problems. The example taken for this descriptive and methodological exercise is the abbreviation SDF which stands for sans domicile fixe (meaning “With no permanent residence”) (…)