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Author Marr, Matthew D., 1971- author.

Title Better must come : exiting homelessness in two global cities / Matthew D. Marr.

Publication Info. Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362. 5920952 M348b 2015    ---  Available
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Description xv, 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Subject Homelessness -- California -- Los Angeles.
Homelessness -- Japan -- Tokyo.
Homeless persons -- Services for -- California -- Los Angeles.
Homeless persons -- Services for -- Japan -- Tokyo.
Shelters for the homeless -- California -- Los Angeles.
Shelters for the homeless -- Japan -- Tokyo.
Homeless persons -- Services for. (OCoLC)fst00959479
Homelessness. (OCoLC)fst00959545
Shelters for the homeless. (OCoLC)fst01115772
California -- Los Angeles. (OCoLC)fst01204540
Japan -- Tokyo. (OCoLC)fst01204835
ISBN 9780801453380 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0801453380 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780801479700 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0801479703 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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