Jonathan is currently completing a Master of Arts in Cultural Anthropology at Victoria University of Wellington. His research is focused on the everyday experiences of people who are, or have recently been, sleeping rough in Wellington.
Content by Jonathan
No siree Bob, you don't see the real problem
Having a crack at beggars is much easier than addressing the root causes of poverty, writes Jonathan Foster.
Streeties #3: Breaking away from life on the streets
After five years of sleeping rough, what seems normal to most people takes some getting used to.
Streeties #2: Trying to hold it together
The challenges of being a woman living on the street.
Homelessness is more complicated than you think
Jonathan Foster on how getting to know rough sleepers in Wellington changed his perspective.
Streeties #1: From prison to the pavement
The realities of living rough.