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Out of sight, out of Mind : homeless children and families in small-town America

Author: Yvonne Marie Vissing
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Homelessness in small towns and rural areas is on the rise. Drawing on interviews with and case studies of three hundred children and their families, with supporting statistics from federal, state,  Read more...

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Vissing, Yvonne Marie.
Out of sight, out of Mind.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1996
(OCoLC)603751615
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Marie Vissing
ISBN: 081311943X 9780813119434 0813108721 9780813108728
OCLC Number: 34151107
Description: xii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Identifying Homeless Children and Families in Rural Areas --
2. The Catastrophic Assault on the Family --
3. Homelessness: It's Enough to Make You Sick --
4. Homelessness: It's Enough to Drive You Crazy --
5. Kids Can't Think When They've Got No Place to Sleep --
6. Reaping What You Sow: Economic Crises in Rural Areas --
7. Lack of Affordable Housing in Rural America --
8. Getting the Rural Homeless the Help They Need --
9. A Framework for Understanding Rural Homelessness --
10. Bringing the Community Together to Solve Homelessness --
11. Doing What It Takes --
Appendix A: My Wild Gypsy Life --
Appendix B: Summary of Causes of Rural Child-Family Homelessness.
Responsibility: Yvonne M. Vissing.

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"This very readable book offers a valuable addition and counterpoint to the abundance of literature about the homeless in urban America. Vissing dispels many of the traditional myths about Read more...

 
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