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Down and Out in America By Peter H. Rossi

Down and Out in America
by Peter H. Rossi

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The most accurate and comprehensive picture of homelessness to date, this study offers a powerful explanation of its causes, proposes short-and long-term solutions, and documents the striking contrasts between the homeless of the 1950s and 1960s and the contemporary population, which is younger and contains more women, children, and blacks.
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Down and Out in America: Origins of Homelessness by Peter H. Rossi

The most accurate and comprehensive picture of homelessness to date, this study offers a powerful explanation of its causes, proposes short- and long-term solutions, and documents the striking contrasts between the homeless of the 1950s and 1960s and the contemporary homeless population, which is younger and contains more women, children, and blacks.

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About Peter H. Rossi


Peter H. Rossi is Stuart A. Rice Professor of Sociology and Director of the Social and Demographic Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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GOR004431242
Down and Out in America: Origins of Homelessness by Peter H. Rossi
Peter H. Rossi
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The University of Chicago Press
1991-02-01
264
0226728293
9780226728292
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