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Introduction

IAN LOVELAND

in Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to present a ‘contextual’ study of the implementation of Britain's homelessness legislation, legislation which was initially ... More


Longing for Home: Forced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

M. Jan Holton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300207620
eISBN:
9780300220797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207620.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Longing for Home explores the psychological, social, and theological impact of forcibly losing one’s home place and asks two questions: What is it about home that makes its loss so profound? And, How ... More


Benevolent Institutions and Their Lady Managers

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the women's benevolent institutions. They were in place in 1880 dispensing aid on a regular basis. By ministering the poor, benevolent ladies understood the degree of ... More


Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Ian Loveland

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The size of Britain's homeless population has risen considerably since the introduction of the Housing (Homeless) Persons Act 1977. Recently, the Government announced plans to reform radically the ... More


Voluntarism and the Rise of Advocacy

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, the public response to homelessness was local. In some communities, voluntarism surged, and charitable organizations provided food, clothing, and blankets to ... More


Priority Need and Homelessness

IAN LOVELAND

in Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the interpretation and application of two of the Housing (Homeless Persons) Act 1977's discretion-laden components: priority need and homelessness. It identifies a few threads ... More


Intentional Homelessness

IAN LOVELAND

in Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the three councils' implementation of a provision of the Act in respect of which there is widespread agreement that local authorities do suffer ‘particular difficulty’: the ... More


Local Connection

IAN LOVELAND

in Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The 1977 bill's Conservative opponents attacked the proposal that the permanent rehousing duty should automatically fall on the authority which applicants first approached. Many councils feared they ... More


Monique R. Balbuena, <i>Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora</i>. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. xi + 239 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora (2016), by Monique R. Balbuena. Homeless Tongues is the first in-depth analysis of contemporary ... More


Chronic Displacement and Persons without Home

M. Jan Holton

in Longing for Home: Forced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300207620
eISBN:
9780300220797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207620.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The context of forced displacement in chapter 7 is what we know as chronic homelessness in the United States. Here we explore the risk to interhuman relationship that is its result. Published ... More


Shadows and Storms: Endurance

James L. Huffman

in Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Five looks at the special problems that accompanied poverty, problems made worse by the near total lack of buffers when special difficulties arose. It begins with those who hit rock bottom, ... More


Homeless Tigers

James W. Miller

in Integrated: The Lincoln Institute, Basketball, and a Vanished Tradition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169118
eISBN:
9780813169965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169118.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the fire in early January 1960 that destroyed the Lincoln Institute gymnasium and forced the Tigers to play the remainder of their games on the road. As one player recalled: ... More


Breakthrough: <i>Wendy and Lucy</i>

E. Dawn Hall

in ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is a close reading of Wendy and Lucy, a film loosely based on the depictions of disaster victims and the perceived governmental failing to provide and protect those affected by Hurricane ... More


Homeless People with Severe Mental Illness

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

People with severe mental illness have the types of psychiatric disorders that would have typically placed them in a state mental institution in the era of the asylum. Despite the burden of illness ... More


Can Homelessness Be Prevented?

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

The lack of prevention and early intervention services can result in a constant influx of newly homeless people with severe mental illness whose homelessness may eventually become long-term and ... More


The Homeless Archipelago

Teresa Gowan

in Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648696
eISBN:
9781452946351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648696.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter takes a look at San Francisco’s homeless men living under the shelter system to assess their experience in more service-rich environments. Here, social workers and counselors tried to ... More


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