6 edition of Homelessness in American literature found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-184) and index.
|Series||American popular history & culture, American popular history and culture (Routledge (Firm))|
|LC Classifications||PS228.H65 A45 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 195 :|
|Number of Pages||195|
|LC Control Number||2003007258|
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Homelessness in American Literature 1st Edition by John Allen (Author)Cited by: 8. This book analyzes the theme of homelessness in American literature from the Civil War through the depression. Drawing on the work of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horatio Alger, Stephen Crane, Jacob Riis, Jack London, Meridel Le Sueur and many others, it reveals how homelessness has been either romanticized or objectified.
Homelessness in American Literature: Romanticism, Realism, and Testimony. This book analyzes the theme of homelessness in American literature from Homelessness in American literature book Civil War through the depression.
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Homelessness in Urban America: A Review of the Literature Heidi Sommer Section I: Introduction In the s, homelessness attracted a great deal of attention from the media, advocates, general public, and politicians. Policy responses to the visibly growing problem emerged at all levels of government.
Or-File Size: KB. This book provides us with an interesting and insightful account of the culture of homelessness and the barriers that make it difficult for roofless people to re-engage with mainstream society.
It gives voice to the views of homeless people themselves.'Cited by: The Dispossessed: Homelessness in America (Fort Worth, TX: Dominion Press, ), by George Grant (PDF with commentary at ) Homes Not Handcuffs: The Criminalization of Homelessness in U.S.
Cities (), by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (U.S.) and National Coalition Homelessness in American literature book the Homeless (U.S.) (PDF at ).
homelessness, the condition of not having a permanent place to live, widely perceived as a societal problem only beginning in the s. Figures for the number of homeless people in the United States are imprecise, but it was estimated thatpeople were homeless per night in the late s andper night in the early s.
Overall Homelessness in American Literature is a book that should interest any reader or researcher thinking about homelessness. Although not comprehensive it does.
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Focusing on the broad social issue of homelessness, the book's 19 essays offer in-depth examinations of policy-related issues by noted social workers, researchers, advocates, and other experts in the field. This book is about homelessness rather than homeless people.
The distinction is important, for like most social problems, homelessness involves socioeconomic arrangements that exist quite apart from those troubled by them.
This report reviews the state of literature on aging and homelessness. A substantial literature spanning several decades explores homelessness and the programs designed to address this issue (Lee, Tyler, & Wright, ; Shlay & Rossi, ; Toro, ; Trypuc & Robinson, ). However, present knowledge and practices about homelessness tend to focus on youth, younger adults, and.
These literature review studies argued that the prevalence of family homelessness is higher for young families with small children, and a female household head and African American homeless Author: Emily Meanwell. This book analyzes the theme of homelessness in American literature from the Civil War through the depression.
Drawing on the work of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horatio Alger, Stephen Crane, Jacob Riis, Jack London, Meridel Le Sueur and many others, it reveals how homelessness has been either romanticized or : John Allen. The most common path writers walk when placing protagonists in dark situations in picture books is providing a caring adult who accompanies them through the darkness.
Every single picture book on homelessness that I encountered, with one exception, used this solution to mitigate or make palatable the darkness of the problem. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: "In my father's house are many mansions": homelessness and domesticity in Uncle Tom's cabin --"Street Arabs" and the "tramp menace": the function of homeless characters in the work of Horatio Alger --The other half and how it lives: Jacob.
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The number of homeless people in America has continued to develop at an alarming charge as a result of the Nineteen Seventies. However many members of most people nonetheless have far more questions than options in regards to the magnitude and implications of this difficult social disadvantage and the reasons for its persistence.
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