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

Author: Ella Howard
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013.
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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Howard, Ella.
Homeless.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012014390
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ella Howard
ISBN: 9780812208269 0812208269
OCLC Number: 845242924
Description: 1 online resource (288 pages)
Contents: The Challenge of the depression --
A New Deal for the homeless --
Skid Row in an era of plenty --
Urban renewal and the challenge of homelessness --
Operation Bowery and social scientific inquiry --
The end of the Skid-Row era --
Conclusion: whither the homeless.
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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