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|Description:||xi, 235 pages ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||The visible poor --
Who are the homeless --
The economic causes of homelessness --
The contraction of social welfare --
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.
"Blau is an exemplary member of a group of scholars who are reclaiming the study of social policy from compartmentalization of both subject and method...This is a book that deserves a place on the