Transitions Through Homelessness: Lives on the Edge by C. McNaughtonTransitions Through Homelessness: Lives on the Edge by C. McNaughton

Transitions Through Homelessness: Lives on the Edge

byC. McNaughton

Hardcover | July 16, 2008

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Following a group of people as they make the transition from homeless to 'housed' , this book presents a new perspective on homelessness, the individual factors associated with it such as addiction, mental illness and traumatic life histories, and how welfare and poverty interact with these conditions.
CAROL MCNAUGHTON is currently an ESRC Research Fellow at the Centre for Housing Policy, University of York, UK. She has extensive experience of researching transgression, transitions and the institutional role of social policy.
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Title:Transitions Through Homelessness: Lives on the EdgeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:197 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:July 16, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230201628

ISBN - 13:9780230201620

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Table of Contents

Introduction In the Absence of Home: Understanding Homelessness Emotional and Material Landscapes of Life Becoming a Homeless Person Being a Homeless Person Homelessness, Social Welfare and 'Targeted Populations' Homelessness, Identity and Social Networks Conclusion: Lives on the Edge?