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Homelessness in America / edited by Robert Hartmann McNamara.

McNamara, Robert Hartmann. (Added Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library REF 362.58 HOM 2008 V.1 (Text) 39206020389233 Reference Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library REF 362.58 HOM 2008 V.2 (Text) 39206020389225 Reference Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library REF 362.58 HOM 2008 V.3 (Text) 39206020389217 Reference Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780275995553 ((set) : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0275995550 ((set) : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780275995577 ((v. 1) : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0275995577 ((v. 1) : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780275995591 ((v. 2) : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0275995593 ((v. 2) : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780275995614 ((v. 3) : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0275995615 ((v. 3) : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 3 volumes ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger, 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
v. 1. Faces of homelessness -- Preface -- Introduction / Robert Hartmann McNamara -- 1. Measuring progress and tracking trends in homelessness / Mary Cunningham and Meghan Henry -- 2. Go out and find a job : public policy and homeless men / Joel Blau -- 3. Sight unseen : the neglected problem of rural homelessness / Barbara S. Hodas and Diana T. Myers -- 4. Shelter life for homeless men : risk or respite? / Amy M. Donley and James D. Wright - 5. Homelessness and veterans : untangling the connection / Catherine E. Burton and Kelly James -- 6. The history of homeless women in America / Robert Hartmann McNamara and Carrie Flagler Whitney -- 7. Family homelessness in our nation and community : a problem with a solution / The National Alliance to End Homelessness -- 8. Homeless women with children in shelters : the institutionalization of family life / Kathryn Feltey and Laura Nichols -- 9. Foster care and homelessness : preventative measures to help youth who are aging out of foster care / Jaimie Page -- 10. Shadow kids : runaway and homeless youth in the United States / Robert Hartmann McNamara -- 11. Health and human rights of homeless youth / Josephine Ensign -- 12. Elderly homelessness : a growing concern / James D. Wright, Amy M. Donley, and Tracy L. Dietz -- 13. African American males and homelessness : voices from the shelter / Daniel White and Charles Crawford -- 14. Latinos, immigrants, and homelessness / Ann M. Aviles -- Index -- About the editor and contributors --
v. 2. Causes of homelessness -- Preface -- Introduction / Robert Hartmann McNamara -- 1. Chronic homelessness : portraits on the streets / Emily Spence-Almaguer, James Petrovich, and Jaimie Page -- 2. Housing policy, the low-income housing crisis, and the problem of homelessness / James D. Wright, Amy M. Donley, and Kevin F. Gotham -- 3. Helping children and families rebuild their lives after Katrina / Olivia Golden and Joanna Parnes -- 4. Domestic violence and housing instability : homeless women / Jean Calterone Williams -- 5. Homelessness and crack use : a case study in historical, environmental, and social context / Stephanie W. Hartwell -- 6. Flyin' high, livin' low : alcohol and homelessness / Maria Tempenis Shelley -- 7. Substance use and homelessness / Suzanne Zerger -- 8. Deinstitutionalization and the homeless mentally ill / Patrick Kinkade -- 9. Homelessness and HIV/AIDS / Virginia Shubert and Nancy Bernstine -- 10. Taking stock : housing, homelessness, and prisoner reentry / Caterina Gouvis Roman and Jeremy Travis -- Index -- About the editor and contributors --
v. 3. Solutions to homelessness -- Preface -- Introduction / Robert Hartmann McNamara -- 1. Promising strategies to end homelessness / Mary Cunningham, Sharon McDonald, and Norm Suchar -- 2. A shelter is not a home... or is it? New communities of opportunity / Ralph da Costa Nunez -- 3. Policing homelessness / Ronald G. Burns -- 4. The criminalization of homelessness / Charles Crawford -- 5. The best of times, the worst of times : reflections of a service provider / Michael Chesser -- 6. Cleaning up the streets : community efforts to combat homelessness by criminalizing homeless behaviors / Amy M. Donley and James D. Wright -- 7. The future of homelessness : trends in assessment and service utilization / James Petrovich and Emily Spence-Almaguer -- 8. The evolution of homelessness : trends and future directions / Maria Foscarinis -- 9. Law and order? A reality for the homeless : the legal ramifications of court decisions on the treatment of homeless persons / Amy Presley Hauser -- 10. The history and future of homeless management information systems / Stephen R. Poulin, Stephen Metraux, and Dennis P. Culhane -- Index -- About the editor and contributors.
Subject: Homelessness > United States.
Homeless persons > United States.
Obdachlosigkeit.
USA.

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