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Homelessness and social policy

Author: Roger Burrows; Nicholas Pleace; Deborah Quilgars
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
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Who are the homeless in Britain today? How does their homelessness occur? This text reviews theoretical and legal conceptualizations of homelessness, analyzes the statistics and evaluates the policy  Read more...

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Homelessness and social policy.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
(DLC) 97002330
(OCoLC)36327365
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Burrows; Nicholas Pleace; Deborah Quilgars
ISBN: 0203276779 9780203276778 0203443322 9780203443323 0415154561 9780415154567 0203751566 9780203751565
OCLC Number: 52085768
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 266 pages)
Contents: 1. Homelessness in contemporary Britain : conceptualisation and measurement / Nicholas Pleace, Roger Burrows and Deborah Quilgars --
2. Homelessness and the law / Stuart Lowe --
3. Theorising homelessness : contemporary sociological and feminist perspectives / Joanne Neale --
4. The social distribution of the experience of homelessness / Roger Burrows --
5. The characteristics of single homeless people in England / Peter A. Kemp --
6. Mortgage arrears, mortgage possessions and homelessness / Janet Ford --
7. Soldiering on? Theorising homelessness amongst ex-servicemen / Paul Higate --
8. The housing needs of ex-prisoners / Jane Carlisle --
9. The health of single homeless people / Wendy Bines --
10. Health, homelessness and access to health care services in London / Nicholas Pleace and Deborah Quilgars --
11. Rehousing single homeless people / Nicholas Pleace --
12. Opening doors in the private rented sector : developments in assistance with access / Julie Rugg --
13. The capacity of the private rented sector to house homeless households / Mark Bevan and David Rhodes --
14. Hostels : a useful policy and practice response? / Joanne Neale --
15. Addressing the problem of youth homelessness and unemployment : the contribution of foyers / Deborah Quilgars and Isobel Anderson --
16. Working together to help homeless people : an examination of inter-agency themes / Christine Oldman.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Burrows, Nicholas Pleace, and Deborah Quilgars.
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