Social Welfare

Social Welfare

Fighting Poverty and Homelessness

eBook - 2014
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Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's homeless.
Contents: ch 1. Poverty in the United States
ch 2. Who are the poor?
ch 3. Public programs to fight poverty
ch 4. Who receives government benefits?
ch 5. Characteristics of the homeless
ch 6. The housing problem
ch 7. Dealing with the problem of homelessness
ch 8. Health care
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 170 p.) : ill., maps, charts
Additional Contributors: Gale Group
ISBN: 9781569958087


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This book addresses social and ethical issues faced by people in America experiencing homelessness. Each chapter takes an in-depth look at one topic, using statistics and graphs to draw conclusions. The book includes resources on health care, food security, and housing.

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