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Poverty and the homeless

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Published by Greenhaven Press in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homelessness -- United States,
  • Poverty -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMary E. Williams, book editor.
    SeriesCurrent controversies
    ContributionsWilliams, Mary E., 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4505 .P68 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20525388M
    ISBN 100737723114, 0737723106
    LC Control Number2003060012
    OCLC/WorldCa52728863

    Authors examine the severity of U.S. poverty and homelessness, discuss the causes of poverty, and give differing opinions on how to help the poor Addeddate Still others become homeless because of poverty, natural disasters, domestic violence, drug or alcohol abuse, mental illness, a lack of affordable housing, or loss of employment. Once thought to be limited to developing lands or those battered by war or economic depression, homelessness has “emerged as a major social issue in most developed.

    Homelessness and Poverty in the First World Homelessness is a complex social problem, and the characteristics of homelessness vary geographically (Gregory, Johnston, Pratt, Watts, & Whatmore, ). Homelessness has increased dramatically in the Global North since the s especially among the most vulnerable populations (Takahashi, ). Commission on Homelessness & Poverty The Commission is committed to educating the bar and the public about homelessness and poverty and how the legal community and advocates can assist those in .

    The following books provide in-depth explanations of the causes of homelessness in the United States. Books on rural homelessness, family homelessness, and homeless youth are included. Blau, Joel. The Visible Poor: Homelessness in the United States, Available for $ from Oxford University Press, Madison Ave. 10 Children’s Books about Homelessness and Housing Decem Posted by Rebekah Gienapp poverty, social issues, Social Justice No Comments As a child, one of the first things that made me realize we live in an unfair world was seeing people who were homeless.


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