International Perspectives On Rural Homelessness by Paul ClokeInternational Perspectives On Rural Homelessness by Paul Cloke

International Perspectives On Rural Homelessness

EditorPaul Cloke, Paul Milbourne

Paperback | November 14, 2012

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Drawing on recent academic studies in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, this book is the first international text on homelessness in rural areas. Consisting of fifteen specially commissioned chapters,International Perspectives on Rural Homelessnessprovides comparative material on the cultural, political and policy contexts of rural homelessness, examining the nature and scale of the issue and the complex local geographies of rural homelessness.

Title:International Perspectives On Rural HomelessnessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:November 14, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415649277

ISBN - 13:9780415649278

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Hidden Faces of Rural Homelessness  2. Rural Homelessness in the United States  3. Homeless in the Heartland: American Dreams and Nightmares in Indian Country  4. Quasi-Homelessness Among Rural Trailer-Park Households in the United States  5. Homelessness in Rural and Small Town Canada  6. Rural Homelessness in the UK: A National Overview  7. Hidden and Neglected: Homelessness in Rural England  8. Knowing Homelessness in Rural England  9. A Sociological Perspective on Homelessness in Rural Spain  10. Are There Any Homeless People in Rural Finland?  11. Homelessness in Rural Ireland  12. Inhabiting the Margins: A Geography of Rural Homelessness in Australia  13. Homelessness Amongst Young People in Rural Regions of Australia

Editorial Reviews

"[The] strength and value of this collection is the detailed analyses provided and the ample opportunity they provide to the reader to move beyond the familiarity of their own country to reconsider rural homelessness from profoundly different perspectives." - Housing Studies