Responding to the Homeless: Policy and Practice

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byRussell K. Schutt, Gerald R. Garrett

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The authors draw on their extensive experience in university-community collaboration to integrate the findings of social scientific research about the problem of homelessness with the background developed by those who work directly with homeless persons, in a format that makes the volume useful to practitioners on the job as well as to students in the classroom. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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The authors draw on their extensive experience in university-community collaboration to integrate the findings of social scientific research about the problem of homelessness with the background developed by those who work directly with homeless persons, in a format that makes the volume useful to practitioners on the job as well as to...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:279 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306440768

ISBN - 13:9780306440762

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Table of Contents

The Problem of Homelessness. Shelters and Services. Counseling and Case Managing. Mental Illness Among the Homeless. Alcoholism Abuse Among Homeless Persons. Homeless People with Drug Problems. Health Care and Homeless People. Housing. Responding to Homelessness. Index.

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`Among the many recent publications concerning homeless persons in the United States, the Schutt and Garrett volume stands out for its breadth and action orientation. It is an important milestone in the literature on homelessness and a significant contribution to applied sociology.' Leona L. Bachrach, Ph.D., Maryland Psychiatric Research Center