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"A roof over my head" : homeless women and the shelter industry / Jean Calterone Williams.

Author:
Williams, Jean Calterone, 1966- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Boulder, Colorado : University Press of Colorado, 2016.
  • ©2016
Εdition:
Second edition.
Description:
243 pages ; 23 cm
Summary note:
"Based upon extensive ethnographic data that examines lives of homeless women who care for children and live in small shelters and transitional living centers. This ground-breaking study unveils the centrality of abuse and poverty in homeless women's lives and outlines societal responses that should be more effective"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-233) and index.
Contents:
Causes of homelessness : homeless women speak -- Geography of the homeless shelter -- Homeless and battered women : parallel stories, opposing identities -- Meanings and myths of homelessness : housed people speak -- Meanings and myths of homelessness : homeless women speak.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Homeless women and the shelter industry
ISBN:
  • 9781607325277 ((pbk.))
  • 1607325276 ((pbk.))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016029076
OCLC:
952942920
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