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Homelessness in Australia : an introduction

Author: Chris Chamberlain; Guy Johnson; Catherine Robinson
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. NewSouth Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is homelessness? Who counts as homeless? Whose responsibility is homelessness? In Homelessness in Australia, leading experts offer timely insights into the history, cases and extent of homelessness in this country - and the future policy directions most likely to have a positive impact. Chapters cover issues such as gender, Indigenous homelessness, family violence, young people, older people, the effects of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Chamberlain; Guy Johnson; Catherine Robinson
ISBN: 9781742234069 1742234062
OCLC Number: 882414909
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Homelessness policy : benign neglect or regulation and control? / Anne Coleman and Rodney Fopp --
Theorising cause / Guy Johnson and Keith Jacobs --
The dynamics of homelessness / Rosanna Scutella and Mark Wooden --
Definition and counting : where to now? / Chris Chamberlain and David MacKenzie --
Gender and homelessness / Robyn Martin --
Young people / Guy Johnson and Chris Chamberlain --
Older people / Andrew Jones and Maree Petersen --
Indigenous homelessness / Paul Memmott and Daphne Nash --
Domestic and family violence / Suellen Murray and Jacqui Theobald --
Complex needs and the justice system / Eileen Baldry --
Trauma : a cause and consequency of homelessness / Catherine Robinson --
Chronic homelessness : a political and moral priority / Cameron Parsell --
The failure of the housing system / Sarah Toohey --
Reforming the service system / Jane Bullen and Felicity Reynolds.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Chamberlain, Guy Johnson and Catherine Robinson.

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The first book to explore the complexities of homelessness in Australia - and the future policies likely to improve the situation.  Read more...

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