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Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women’s rough sleeping is a major issue across Europe and is especially problematic within the current economic climate. Based on a European Union DAPHNE III-funded project, this important book tells ... More


Challenges and recommendations

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

in Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The ethnographic research carried out across a number of European countries demonstrates that while there are some differences in the nature, experience of and response to women’s homelessness across ... More


Interpreting the needs of homeless men: interviewing in context

Karin Schlücker

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter concentrates on one interview-based case study involving a young homeless man. In particular, it discusses the specific interactions between interviewer and interviewee, exemplifying ... More


Social services for LGBT young people in the United States: are we there yet?

Elizabeth A. Winter, Diane E. Elze, Susan Saltzburg, and Mitchell Rosenwald

in Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter addresses policies and practices promoting equitable services for LGBT homeless or runaway youth by presenting the case study of Sari, a young person involved in multiple service ... More


The special problem of juveniles

Philip Bean

in Legalising drugs: Debates and dilemmas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423757
eISBN:
9781447302698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423757.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Data on juvenile offenders shows that almost all adult offenders are juvenile offenders, and almost all serious adult drug users are juvenile users. The groups of children most at risk of drug taking ... More


Tackling anti-social behaviour: an evaluation of the Dundee Families Project

Scott Suzie

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter evaluates the Dundee Families Project, which was established to help families who are homeless or at a severe risk of homelessness as a result of ASB. The Dundee Families Project was ... More


Urban renaissance and the contested legality of begging in Scotland

Joe Hermer and David MacGregor

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter analyses the campaign to re-criminalise begging by City of Edinburgh officials in the late 1990s and the response of the then Scottish Office. It examines how anti-begging ordinances ... More


From protest camp to tent city: the ‘Free Cuvry’ camp in Berlin-Kreuzberg

Niko Rollmann and Fabian Frenzel

in Protest Camps in International context: Spaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329411
eISBN:
9781447329473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329411.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the case of the Free Curvy Occupation in Berlin-Kreuzberg. A protest camp against gentrification, the Free Cuvry Occupation also became a shelter for some of Berlin’s poorest ... More


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