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Innovation in Practice with Homeless Populations: Partnership in the Struggle for Empowerment

JUDITH A. B. LEE

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses innovative programs and practice approaches in working with homeless persons. It begins by identifying the characteristics of the homeless population. It highlights three ... More


Hoarders and Scrappers: Madness and the Social Person in the Interstices of the City

Anne M. Lovell

in Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter considers how mentally ill homeless people in New York City rework psychiatric personhood and patienthood outside clinical networks, examining the interstitiality and uncertainty of ... More


Can the Subaltern Speak in Cyberspace? Homelessness and the Internet

M. I. Franklin

in Digital Dilemmas: Power, Resistance, and the Internet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199982691
eISBN:
9780190252731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199982691.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines homelessness and the internet. Homeless people are among the most stigmatized groups in society, the last people who might be seen as active internet or social media users. ... More


Homelessness in Britain: Historical Perspectives

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/9780198258766.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter applies the analysis in Chapter 1 to the more specific issue of government responses to homelessness in the 1945–77 period. Attention centres on competing analyses of the causes of ... More


Introduction

Matthew D. Marr

in Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book analyzes the experiences of people who used transitional housing programs in Los Angeles and Tokyo. It focuses on ... More


New York Liberalism and the Fight against Homelessness

Ella Howard

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter uses the city of New York as a case study of the challenges facing liberals as they struggled to tailor their social policies to a political culture often hostile to public aid to the ... More


Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Matthew D. Marr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book reveals how social contexts at various levels combine and interact to shape the experiences of transitional housing program users in two of the most prosperous cities of the global economy, ... More


Ties with Organizational Staff

Matthew D. Marr

in Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter shows that relationships with transitional housing program staff can have an important impact on trajectories of homelessness, either obstructing access to key resources necessary to ... More


Mary (Kingsland) Higgs

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Mary (Kingsland) Higgs, who was a prolific writer and a social reformer whose interest and range extended from the needs of the poor, to early childhood, urban beautification, ... More


Ties with Family

Matthew D. Marr

in Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on how broader cultural currents, embedded in welfare regimes and other social contexts in Los Angeles and Tokyo, affect efforts to rekindle ties with friends and family as a ... More


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