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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
9780202303659
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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
9780202303659
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
89033254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)1239437

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