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Better must come : exiting homelessness in two global cities

Author: Matthew D Marr
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Matthew D. Marr compares and reveals how social contexts at various levels shape the experiences of transitional housing programs in Los Angeles and Tokyo. -- Cornell University Press


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew D Marr
ISBN: 9780801453380 0801453380 9780801479700 0801479703 9780801455544 0801455545
OCLC Number: 911212903
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (240 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: PrologueAbbreviationsPart I. HOMELESSNESS AND GLOBAL CITIESExit Stories: Carlos and Takagi-sanIntroduction1. The Global and Local Origins of Homelessness in Los Angeles and TokyoPart II. EXITING HOMELESSNESS IN LOS ANGELES AND TOKYO: STATE AID AND MARKETSExit Stories: Michelle and Tsukada-san2. Searching for State Aid3. Searching for Work and HousingPart III. EXITING HOMELESSNESS IN LOS ANGELES AND TOKYO: SOCIAL TIESExit Stories: Venetia and Sawa-san4. Ties with Organizational Staff5. Ties with FamilyPart IV. ENDING HOMELESSNESS IN GLOBAL CITIESExit Story: KoboConclusion: The Multilevel Contexts of Exiting HomelessnessNotesReferencesIndex -- Cornell University Press
Responsibility: Matthew D. Marr.


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"In this comparative analysis of how homeless people escape homelessness in Los Angeles and Tokyo, Marr instead focuses on the decisive role of such contextual factors as social ties with family, Read more...

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