Homelessness in America, 1893-1992: An Annotated Bibliography

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Rod Van Whitlock, Bernard Lubin, Jean R. Sailors
Greenwood Press, Jan 1, 1994 - Reference - 215 pages
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This definitive bibliography on homelessness in America from 1893 to the present is the only one that is currently available on the subject. This useful research tool points to 1703 sources in books, articles, and dissertations and provides descriptive annotations for 717 entries. The materials are organized under 11 subject areas: early research, mental health, alcohol and drug abuse, single homeless, health and health care, families and children, legal issues, social and historical perspectives, special populations, programs and services, and housing. Author and subject indexes makes the guide easily accessible for inter-disciplinary use in the fields of sociology, social work, history, phychology, and political science.

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Contents

18931965
1
Mental Health
21
Alcohol and Drug Abuse
60
Single Homeless
69
Health
82
Families and Children
100
Legal Issues
123
Social and Historical Perspectives
127
Elderly Minorities Veterans
153
Programs Services Training
160
Housing
181
Author Index
191
Subject Index
211
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About the author (1994)

Van Whitlock was a graduate student at the University of Missouri in Kansas City working with Bernard Lubin. He is currently a community Psychologist in a private practice.

Bernard Lubin (1923-2003) was professor of psychology and Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He was a member of the American Psychological Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Group Psychotherapy Association, and the Missouri Psychological Association. Among his co-authored books are Family Therapy, Research on Group Treatment Methods, and Homelessness in America, 1893-1992.

JEAN R. SAILORS is a graduate student in the Department of Psychology at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

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