Alienation and Social Support: A Social Psychological Study of Homeless Young People in London and in Sydney

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Avebury, 1996 - Social Science - 193 pages
This study examines the problem of youth homelessness in London and Sydney by focusing on the role of the street community. It discusses such topics as relationships with parents at home and emotional support in the community, and experiences of abuse in the home.

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Table A Age breakdown of London and Sydney homeless youths
leaving home and homelessness
the family home and physical support in

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About the author (1996)

Dr. Kristina Downing-Orr is a clinical psychological, broadcaster (Central News, the Now channel and GMTV) and author of several books. Neil Kerber is the author of The Great Jewish Cartoon Book (also published by Robson).

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