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Author Wagner, David.
Title Confronting homelessness : poverty, politics, and the failure of social policy / David Wagner with Jennifer Barton Gilman.
Published Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, c2012.
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 Floor3  HV4505 .W233 2012    DUE 05-12-17
Description xi, 207 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Social problems, social constructions
Social problems, social constructions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-196) and index.
Contents Homelessness: from crisis to routine -- The rise and fall of a social problem -- A brief history of homelessness -- Recognizing and naming a crisis, 1979-1982 -- Modest victories, 1983-1988 -- Criminalization and compassion fatigue, 1989-1993 -- From social problem to bureaucratic problem, 1994-2012 -- Lessons learned.
Subject Homelessness -- United States.
United States -- Social policy.
Related Names Gilman, Jennifer Barton.
ISBN 1588268233 (alk. paper)
9781588268235 (alk. paper)
Standard # 7621949
OCLC number 780063913