Tell Them Who I Am: The Lives Of Homeless Women by Elliot LiebowTell Them Who I Am: The Lives Of Homeless Women by Elliot Liebow

Tell Them Who I Am: The Lives Of Homeless Women

byElliot Liebow

Paperback | April 1, 1995

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"One of the very best things ever written about homeless people in the nation."—Jonathan Kozol.
Elliot Liebow was a celebrated anthropologist and sociologist, best known for his books Tally's Corner and Tell Them Who I Am: The Lives of Homeless Women. A graduate of George Washington University, the University of Maryland, and Catholic University, Liebow served for many years at the National Institute of Mental Health as chief of ...
Title:Tell Them Who I Am: The Lives Of Homeless WomenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 0.78 inPublished:April 1, 1995Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:014024137X

ISBN - 13:9780140241372

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Table of Contents

Preface: A Soft Beginning
Introduction: The Women, the Shelters, and the Round of Life

PART ONE: Problems in Living
1. Day by Day
2. Work and Jobs
3. Family
4. The Servers and the Served

PART TWO: Making It: Body and Soul
5. My Friends, My God, Myself
6. Making It Together
7. Some Thoughts on Homelessness

A. Where Are They Now?
B. Life Histories
C. How Many Homeless People?
D. Social Service Programs
E. Research Methods and Writing

Index of Names