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The visible poor : homelessness in the United States

Author: Joel Blau
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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Taking a look at the causes of homelessness in the United States, Joel Blau disproves the convenient myths that most homeless are crazy, drug addicts, or lazy misfits who brought their suffering upon  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Blau
ISBN: 0195083539 9780195083538
OCLC Number: 29384407
Description: xi, 235 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The visible poor --
Who are the homeless --
The economic causes of homelessness --
The contraction of social welfare --
Housing --
The homeless mentally ill --
Social movements, advocates, and the law --
Municipal responses --
New York City: wealth, poverty, and homeless individuals --
New York City: wealth, poverty, and homeless families --
Homelessness and social policy --
Homelessness and common human needs.
Responsibility: Joel Blau.
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