Address Unknown: The Homeless in America (Google eBook)
Describes the nature of homelessness, its multiple causes, and its demographic, economic, sociological, and social policy antecedents. Finding the origins of the problem to be social and political rather than economic, Wright (human relations, Tulane) outlines remedies based on existing and modified social and health services. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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The Human Faces of Homelessness
A New Face
A Womans Face
A Dead Face
A Childs Face
Homeless in America The New American Nightmare
The Poverty Line
Resources of the Homeless
The Dynamics of Homelessness
But Why Now?
Drunk Stoned Crazy and Sick
Definitions and Numbers of Homeless
The Bottom Line
Is Homelessness a New Problem?
Is Homelessness a Growing Problem?
How Did It Come To Be?
The Root Causes Housing and Poverty
The Situation in the Large Cities
Where Has the LowIncome Housing Gone?
Who Are the Homeless?
One Thousand Homeless People
Women and Children
Family Background and Affiliations
Nature and Duration of Homelessness
How People Become Homeless
To Promote the Social Welfare
Barriers to Participation
Some Obvious Barriers
Some NotSoObvious Barriers
The National HCH Experience8
Some Tentative Conclusions
Who Can Be Helped and How?
What Does Homelessness Cost Society?
Homelessness as a Housing Problem
Coordination of Services
The Social Welfare System
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