Table of contents for The homeless / Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.

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Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Is Homelessness a Serious Problem?
Chapter Preface
1.	Homelessness Is a Widespread Problem 
National Student Campaign Against Hunger & Homelessness
2.	The Problem of Homelessness Is Exaggerated
		Mike Rosen
3.	Rural Homelessness Is a Serious Problem
		Randal C. Archibold
4.	Homelessness Is a Serious Problem Faced by U.S. Military Veterans 
		National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
5.	Homelessness Is a Serious Problem Among Foster Children
		Kevin Fagan
6.	Homelessness Is a Serious Problem for Gay Youths Abandoned by Their Families 
		Frank Mok
Periodical Bibliography
Chapter 2: What Factors Contribute to Causes Homelessness?
Chapter Preface
1.	Multiple Factors Contribute to Homelessness 
		National Coalition for the Homeless
2.	Substance Abuse and Homelessness Are Linked
		Diana Mahoney
3.	The Mentally Ill Are Vulnerable to Homelessness
		Harvard Mental Health Letter 
4.	Domestic Violence Often Leads to Homelessness
		American Civil Liberties Union
5.	American Wars Create Homelessness
		Coalition for the Homeless
6.	Welfare Reform Increases Homelessness
		Francis X. Clines
Periodical Bibliography
Chapter 3: What Housing Policies Will Benefit the Homeless?
Chapter Preface
1.	Housing Is a Human Right 
		Rene Heyback and Patricia Nix-Hodes
2.	Housing Is Not a Human Right
	Michael Tanner
3.	Housing Vouchers Benefit Low-Income Families
		Margery Austin Turner
4.	Housing Vouchers Do Not Benefit Low-Income Families
		Howard Husock
5.	Permanent Housing Will Reduce Chronic Homelessness 
		Christian Science Monitor
6.	Programs That Focus on Chronic Homelessness Will Hurt Homeless Families
		Gloria M. Guard
Periodical Bibliography
Chapter 4: What Policies Will Best Reduce Homelessness?
Chapter Preface
1.	Government Initiatives Can Reduce Homelessness
		Philip Mangano 
2.	Government Initiatives Will Not Reduce Homelessness
John Derbyshire
3.	Housing Vouchers Will Help Homeless Hurricane Katrina Victims
		Bruce Katz and Mark Muro
4.	Vouchers Are Inadequate to Help Many Homeless Hurricane Katrina Victims
		Greg Anrig
5.	People Should Give Money to Panhandlers
		Reggie Rivers
6.	People Should Not Give Money to Panhandlers
		Brad Edmonds
Periodical Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Homelessness -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Homeless persons -- United States -- Juvenile literature.