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Homeless : poverty, policy, and place in the era of Skid Row

Author: Ella Howard; Project Muse.
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st. edView all editions and formats
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Homeless explores the efforts of private and public institutions to solve the problem of homelessness by tracing the rise and fall of skid rows in America through the lens of New York's Bowery.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ella Howard; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9780812208269 0812208269
OCLC Number: 845242924
Description: 1 online resource (288 p.).
Contents: Introduction Chapter 1. The Challenge of the Depression Chapter 2. A New Deal for the Homeless Chapter 3. Skid Row in an Era of Plenty Chapter 4. Urban Renewal and the Challenge of Homelessness Chapter 5. Operation Bowery and Social Scientific Inquiry Chapter 6. The End of the Skid-Row Era Conclusion. Whither the Homeless Notes Index Acknowledgments
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Ella Howard.

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"Through thorough research, sound use of secondary sources, and a shrewd focus on America's first and largest skid row, the Bowery, Howard has produced a book that will be essential reading for Read more...

 
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