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Author Timmer, Doug A.

Title Paths to homelessness : extreme poverty and the urban housing crisis / Doug A. Timmer, D. Stanley Eitzen, and Kathryn D. Talley.

Imprint Boulder : Westview Press, 1994.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.5 T483p    ---  Available
Description xi, 210 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-199) and index.
Contents Understanding homelessness: industrial and urban decline -- The root causes of homelessness in American cities -- The "old" homeless: Sam Sheldon and Henry Walsh -- Work versus welfare, a false choice: Sue Jackson -- The economic marginality of young families: Sara, Dave, Elizabeth, and Joshua -- Left behind in a de-industrialized, low-wage economy: Bob and Nancy Shagford and their children -- Eviction: Debbie Jones and her children -- "Social service bureaucracy and homelessness: Diane Moore -- Runaway and throwaway teens: Jeffrey Giancarlo -- A black teenage single mother and her son: Michelle and Andre -- Battered women and homelessness: Barbara Evans -- The complex and simple reality of homelessness -- Making homelessness go away: politics and policy.
Subject Homelessness -- Case studies.
Poverty -- Case studies.
Urban poor -- Housing -- Case studies.
Unemployed -- Case studies
Added Author Eitzen, D. Stanley.
Talley, Kathryn D.
ISBN 081330783X (pbk)
0813307821 (alk. paper)
081330873X (pbk. : alk. paper)

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