Transitions Through Homelessness: Lives on the Edge - McNaughton, Carol
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Following a group of people as they make the transition from homeless to 'housed' , this book presents a new perspective on homelessness, the individual factors associated with it such as addiction, mental illness and traumatic life histories, and how welfare and poverty interact with these conditions.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Following a group of people as they make the transition from homeless to 'housed' , this book presents a new perspective on homelessness, the individual factors associated with it such as addiction, mental illness and traumatic life histories, and how welfare and poverty interact with these conditions.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2008
  • Seitenzahl: 197
  • Erscheinungstermin: Januar 2008
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 140mm x 12mm
  • ISBN-13: 9781349299829
  • ISBN-10: 1349299820
  • Artikelnr.: 45005833
Autorenporträt
CAROL MCNAUGHTON is currently an ESRC Research Fellow at the Centre for Housing Policy, University of York, UK. She has extensive experience of researching transgression, transitions and the institutional role of social policy.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction In the Absence of Home: Understanding Homelessness Emotional and Material Landscapes of Life Becoming a Homeless Person Being a Homeless Person Homelessness, Social Welfare and 'Targeted Populations' Homelessness, Identity and Social Networks Conclusion: Lives on the Edge?