Homelessness Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Homelessness.

  • 1 Student Essay
  • 6 Encyclopedia Articles
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Study Pack

The Homelessness Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (6)

3,089 words, approx. 11 pages
Homelessness, Alcohol, and Other Drugs, History Of The word homeless has a long and complex use. In its most literal meaning of houseless, it has been employed since the mid-1800s to describe those wh... Read more
2,356 words, approx. 8 pages
Homelessness In the late twentieth century, homelessness became a serious issue in the United States. Increased numbers of men and women were living in shelters or on the street. Many viewed homelessn... Read more
4,808 words, approx. 17 pages
Homelessness Literal homelessness—lacking permanent housing of one's own—is a condition that has been present throughout human history. It has always been dangerous as well, given... Read more
777 words, approx. 3 pages
Homeless Children Children and adolescents living without a permanent residence, with or without parent or guardian. Homeless children face a daunting range of problems. A 1992 U.S. Department of Educ... Read more
60,186 words, approx. 201 pages
A crack cocaine dependency makes it difficult for forty-two-year-old Stella Tate to keep a job, pay rent, or maintain stable relationships. Consequently, Tate—who also suffers from arthritis, hea... Read more
43,434 words, approx. 145 pages
“[Criminalizing homeless people] isn’t only inhumane and potentially unconstitutional, but it’s also senseless and ineffective.” —Maria Foscarinis, Christian Science Mo... Read more