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The Resource Encyclopedia of homelessness, David Levinson, editor

Encyclopedia of homelessness, David Levinson, editor

Label
Encyclopedia of homelessness
Title
Encyclopedia of homelessness
Statement of responsibility
David Levinson, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The first comprehensive resource on this important topic, this set covers the origins of homelessness, current research, and strategies for its prevention. The contributors represent such disciplines as sociology, anthropology, medicine, and social work. Articles address homelessness in eight major American cities and more than 30 cities and nations around the world. Adding depth are bibliographies, a directory of street newspapers, a filmography, and more than 20 primary-source documents offering historical and contemporary perspectives."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005
  • A readerʼs guide is provided to assist readers in locating entries on related topics. It classifies entries into 14 general categories: Causes, Cities, Demography and Characteristics, Health issues, History, Housing, Legal issues, Advocacy and policy, Lifestyle issues, Organizations, Perceptions of homelessness, Populations, Research, Service systems and settings, World perspectives and issues
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.5/0973/03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4493
LC item number
.E53 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Levinson, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Homelessness
Label
Encyclopedia of homelessness, David Levinson, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Berkshire Reference Work."
  • "A Sage Reference 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
v. 1. A-O -- v. 2. P-Z ; Index
Control code
55008359
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780761927518
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2004009279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Encyclopedia of homelessness, David Levinson, editor
Publication
Note
  • "A Berkshire Reference Work."
  • "A Sage Reference 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
v. 1. A-O -- v. 2. P-Z ; Index
Control code
55008359
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780761927518
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2004009279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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