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Homelessness in Rural America: Policy and Practice / Edition 1

Homelessness in Rural America: Policy and Practice / Edition 1

by John A. Pardeck, Paul A Rollinson
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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789016348
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/28/2006
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1. Rural Homelessness in America
  • Social and Economic Factors
  • Patterns and Characteristics of the Homeless: A Review of the Literature
  • Causes Remain Undefined
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 2. Current Policy and Programs for the Homeless
  • Emergency Service Providers
  • Transitional Service Providers
  • Policy and Programs
  • The Role of Federal and State Government
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 3. An Exploration of Homeless People and Families Living in a Rural Setting
  • Triangulation
  • Homeless Service Provider Context
  • The Service Hub Concept
  • Data
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 4. An Analysis of the Findings for the Rural Homeless
  • Demographic Characteristics of the Sample
  • Disability and the Rural Homeless
  • Family Violence and the Rural Homeless
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 5. Family Health and the Rural Homeless
  • Conceptual Basis of Family Health
  • Research and Family Health
  • Family Policy in the United States
  • Barriers to Family Policy
  • A Model Family Policy
  • Family Health and the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996
  • Family Health Policy and the Rural Homeless
  • A Model Family Policy Supporting the Rural Homeless
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Index

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