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The Resource Address unknown : the homeless in America, James D. Wright

Address unknown : the homeless in America, James D. Wright

Label
Address unknown : the homeless in America
Title
Address unknown
Title remainder
the homeless in America
Statement of responsibility
James D. Wright
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, James D
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Social institutions and social change
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Homelessness
Label
Address unknown : the homeless in America, James D. Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The human faces of homelessness -- An old face -- A new face -- A woman's face -- A dead face -- A child's face -- Imagine -- 2. Homeless in America: The new American nightmare -- Definitions and numbers of homeless -- The bottom line -- Is homelessness a new problem? -- Is homelessness a growing problem? -- How did it come to be? -- 3. The root causes: housing and poverty -- The situation in the large cities -- Where has the low-income housing gone? -- 4. Who are the homeless? -- One thousand homeless people -- Homeless families -- The lone homeless: Women and children -- Lone adult men: The elderly -- Lone adult men: The veterans -- Lone adult men: The disabled -- Lone adult men: Employment status -- Racial and ethnic composition -- Education -- Family background and affiliations -- Geography -- Criminal background -- Extreme poverty -- Nature and duration of homelessness -- Disabilities -- Reasons for homelessness -- 5. How people become homeless -- The poverty line -- Resources of the homeless -- The dynamics of homelessness -- But why now? -- 6. Drunk, stoned, crazy, and sick -- Alcoholism -- Drug abuse -- Mental illness -- Deinstitutionalization -- Alcohol, drug abuse, and mental illness: the overlap -- Physical illness -- 7. To promote the social welfare -- Barriers to participation -- Some obvious barriers -- Some not-so-obvious barriers -- The National HCH experience -- Some tentative conclusions -- 8. Who can be helped, and how? -- Homelessness as a poverty problem -- What does homelessness cost society? -- Prevention: Rent insurance -- Homelessness as a housing problem -- Short-term amelioration -- Coordination of services -- The social welfare system -- Alcoholism -- Mental illness -- Conclusion
Control code
19629652
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 170 pages
Isbn
9780202303642
Lccn
89033254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1239437
Label
Address unknown : the homeless in America, James D. Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The human faces of homelessness -- An old face -- A new face -- A woman's face -- A dead face -- A child's face -- Imagine -- 2. Homeless in America: The new American nightmare -- Definitions and numbers of homeless -- The bottom line -- Is homelessness a new problem? -- Is homelessness a growing problem? -- How did it come to be? -- 3. The root causes: housing and poverty -- The situation in the large cities -- Where has the low-income housing gone? -- 4. Who are the homeless? -- One thousand homeless people -- Homeless families -- The lone homeless: Women and children -- Lone adult men: The elderly -- Lone adult men: The veterans -- Lone adult men: The disabled -- Lone adult men: Employment status -- Racial and ethnic composition -- Education -- Family background and affiliations -- Geography -- Criminal background -- Extreme poverty -- Nature and duration of homelessness -- Disabilities -- Reasons for homelessness -- 5. How people become homeless -- The poverty line -- Resources of the homeless -- The dynamics of homelessness -- But why now? -- 6. Drunk, stoned, crazy, and sick -- Alcoholism -- Drug abuse -- Mental illness -- Deinstitutionalization -- Alcohol, drug abuse, and mental illness: the overlap -- Physical illness -- 7. To promote the social welfare -- Barriers to participation -- Some obvious barriers -- Some not-so-obvious barriers -- The National HCH experience -- Some tentative conclusions -- 8. Who can be helped, and how? -- Homelessness as a poverty problem -- What does homelessness cost society? -- Prevention: Rent insurance -- Homelessness as a housing problem -- Short-term amelioration -- Coordination of services -- The social welfare system -- Alcoholism -- Mental illness -- Conclusion
Control code
19629652
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 170 pages
Isbn
9780202303642
Lccn
89033254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1239437

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