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Homeless families : causes, effects, and recommendations

Author: Meredith Van Ry
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1993.
Series: Children of poverty.
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Van Ry, Meredith, 1940-
Homeless families.
New York : Garland, 1993
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith Van Ry
ISBN: 0815311249 9780815311249
OCLC Number: 26852235
Description: xv, 122 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. I. Homelessness in America. Problem Statement. Theories of Homelessness. Historical Antecedents. History of Governmental Concern. Homelessness in the 1980s. Purpose of Study --
Ch. II. Methodology. Research Design. Sample Site Selection. Survey Instrument. Participant Sample Selection. Interview Procedure. Analysis --
Ch. III. Population Characteristics. Demographics. Employment and Financial Issues --
Ch. IV. Becoming Homeless. Contributing Factors. Domestic or Personal Problems. Struggling to Survive --
Ch. V. Effects of Homelessness. Health Related Effects. Children and Family --
Ch. VI. Family Recommendations. Preventing Family Homelessness. Assisting Homeless Families --
Ch. VII. Discussion. A New Typology. Silhouettes --
Ch. VIII. The Kaleidoscopic Picture. The Improvers. The Maintainers --
Ch. IX. Summary and Recommendations. Summary. Recommendations. Unexpected Findings. Limitations of the Research. Statewide Study Comparison. New Areas of Research --
Appendix A: Questionnaire --
Appendix B: Interview Consent Form.
Series Title: Children of poverty.
Responsibility: Meredith van Ry.


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