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Homelessness : exploring the new terrain

Author: Patricia Kennett; Alex Marsh
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analysis that links the phenomenon of homelessness to wider debates about the changing social and economic environment remains relatively underdeveloped. This important book brings together contemporary theoretical debates and original empirical research in order to explore the nature, experience and impact of social change in the context of emerging risks and uncertainties.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Homelessness.
Bristol : Policy, 1999
(OCoLC)41467402
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Kennett; Alex Marsh
ISBN: 9781847425034 1847425038
OCLC Number: 469675204
Description: 1 online resource (x, 303 pages)
Contents: HOMELESSNESS; Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Exploring the new terrain; Introduction; The uncertain dimensions of the problem; Explaining the new homelessness; Responding to homelessness; The scope of the book; Conclusion; 2. The new landscape of precariousness; 3. Homelessness, citizenship and social exclusion; 4. Homelessness in rural areas: an invisible issue?; 5. A home is where the heart is: engendering notions of homelessness; 6. Theorising homelessness and 'race'; 7. The criminalisation of homelessness, begging and street living.
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