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xv, 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The global and local origins of homelessness in Los Angeles and Tokyo -- Searching for state aid -- Searching for work and housing -- Ties with organizational staff -- Ties with family -- The multilevel contexts of exiting homelessness.
Examining homelessness ethnographically, longitudinally, and comparatively in two global cities, Tokyo and Los Angeles, this study explains how homelessness is created and sustained and outlines what policies and practices can help to alleviate it.