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e-Book Gimme Shelter: A Social History of Homelessness in Contemporary America download

by Gregg Barak

ISBN: 0275933202
ISBN13: 978-0275933203
Language: English
Publisher: Praeger; First Edition edition (April 19, 1991)
Pages: 232
Category: Politics and Government
Subategory: Sociology

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informative and up-to-date treatment of current social policy and social action regarding homelessness, including an analysis of recent legislation, current services, nonprofit agency responses, ongoing legal battles, and the emerging 'homeless movement.

Home Browse Books Book details, Gimme Shelter: A Social History of Homelessness. During the last 15 years of his life, homeless activist Mitch Snyder-who committed suicide in July 1990-struggled valiantly on behalf of the nation's homeless, destitute, and powerless. Gimme Shelter: A Social History of Homelessness in Contemporary America. There were pray-ins, eat-ins, cage-ins, jump-ins, and, yes, laugh-ins. There was even a TV movie made about his life with the homeless.

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According to current projections, the number of homeless in the United States will continue to swell in the 1990s unless more aggressive efforts to combat the problem are initiated

According to current projections, the number of homeless in the United States will continue to swell in the 1990s unless more aggressive efforts to combat the problem are initiated. Based upon a thorough analysis of the underlying social and political causes of homelessness in this country, this study takes a hard look at the realities and misconceptions that surround the victims.

Gimme shelter: A social history of homelessness in contemporary America (pp. 54-56). Causes of Homelessness in the . An Empirical Investigation Using Micro-Data

Gimme shelter: A social history of homelessness in contemporary America (pp. Baxter, . & Hopper, K. (1981). An Empirical Investigation Using Micro-Data. Paper presented at Confronting an American Disgrace: The Systemic Causes of Homelessness, a conference sponsored by the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University South Bend, September 19–21. Hoch, . & Slayton, R. A. (1989). New homeless and old: Community and the skid row hotel (p. 5). Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Homelessness is the condition of people lacking "a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence" as defined by The McKinney–Vento Homeless Assistance Act. According to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's Annual Ho. . According to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's Annual Homeless Assessment Report, as of 2018 there were around 553,000 homeless people in the United States on a given night, or . 7% of the population.

Why are people Homeless? Two main trends are largely responsible for the rise in homelessness over the past .

Why are people Homeless? Two main trends are largely responsible for the rise in homelessness over the past 20-25 years: a growing shortage of affordable rental housing and a simultaneous increase in poverty. A family with a full-time worker making minimum wage could not afford fair-market rent for a two bedroom apartment anywhere in the . Culture, cultural difference, and cultural conflict always surround us. Cultural sociologists aim to understand their role across all aspects of social life by examining processes of meaning-making. Drawing on vivid examples, she

According to current projections, the number of homeless in the United States will continue to swell in the 1990s unless more aggressive efforts to combat the problem are initiated. Based upon a thorough analysis of the underlying social and political causes of homelessness in this country, this study takes a hard look at the realities and misconceptions that surround the victims. Gregg Barak demonstrates how current public service programs inadequately address the issue, and proposes governmental policy changes that could prove beneficial.

In an effort to dispel the myths that stereotype the homeless, this study places their plight within the continuing domestic and worldwide economic emergency and defines their demographics according to such factors as age, sex, race, health, and education. Barak's subsequent focus on the violence and criminality associated with the condition and treatment of the homeless uncovers controversial issues of injustice and constitutionality, and aims the discussion toward possible solutions for this burgeoning problem.

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