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Young and homeless : exploring the education, life experiences and aspirations of homeless youth

Author: Tina Byrom; Sheine Peart
Publisher: London : Trentham Books is an imprint of UCL Institute of Education Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do young people become homeless, and what might be done about it? This new study is for those wishing to explore and understand the stories and experiences of homeless young people without falling into tired assumptions. It also explores an effective support service that assists those in difficult predicaments back into secure accommodation.
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Byrom, Tina.
Young and homeless.
London : Trentham Books is an imprint of UCL Institute of Education Press, [2017]
(OCoLC)1001960895
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tina Byrom; Sheine Peart
ISBN: 9781858568287 1858568285
OCLC Number: 1016156723
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 174 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Closing inn: What's the problem? --
Contextual view of homelessness in the UK --
Exploring homelessness: Who cares? --
Listening carefully: Finding ways to support young people telling their stories --
'I got kicked out of every school': Young people's narrative of their educational experiences --
'I just told my Mum, if this carries on, you're going to lose a son': Family breakdown --
'You know, try and get back with my family, that's what my plans are': Misplaced family loyalties --
'If I want something, I'll make sure I get it no matter what': The development of personal resilience --
'A decent boyfriend, nice family, nice house and everything- just like all the normal stuff': Aspirations for the future --
'Since I've been here I've had a lot of help': The role of housing projects --
'Ain't got a plan, just take it as it comes': The role of peer mentoring in supporting homeless young people --
Reflections and conclusions.
Responsibility: Tina Byrom and Sheine Peart.

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Why do young people become homeless, and what might be done about it? This new study is for those wishing to explore and understand the stories and experiences of homeless young people without falling into tired assumptions. It also explores an effective support service that assists those in difficult predicaments back into secure accommodation.

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