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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.