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Women rough sleepers in Europe : homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Author: Kate Moss; Paramjit Singh
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors reveal a number of truths about women's rough sleeping across Europe and argue for the adoption of effective policy, strategies and services to meet the needs of homeless women and the specific problem of women rough sleepers who are the victims of domestic abuse.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moss, Kate, 1965-
Women rough sleepers in Europe.
Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2015
(OCoLC)907186945
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Moss; Paramjit Singh
ISBN: 9781447317111 1447317114 9781447317104 1447317106
OCLC Number: 925521991
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 233 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
1. Getting below the surface of women's rough sleeping --
2. Towards a theory of women's homelessness : social dysfunction theory --
3. A European perspective on women's rough sleeping --
4. Analysing and understanding the problem : women rough sleepers' stories --
5. Analysing and understanding the problem : service providers' stories --
6. Explaining women's rough sleeping --
7. Challenges and recommendations --
Appendix: Research instruments used in the study.
Responsibility: Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh.

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