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