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Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind : Homeless Children and Families in Small-Town America. Cover Image E-book E-book

Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind : Homeless Children and Families in Small-Town America

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  • OCLC: ocn900344434
  • ISBN: 9780813108728
  • ISBN: 0813108721
  • ISBN: 9780813119434
  • ISBN: 081311943X
  • ISBN: 0813148901
  • ISBN: 9780813148908
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (284 pages)
  • Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 1996.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 Identifying Homeless Children and Families in Rural Areas; 2 The Catastrophic Assault on the Family; 3 Homelessness: It's Enough to Make You Sick; 4 Homelessness: It's Enough to Drive You Crazy; 5 Kids Can't Think When They've Got No Place to Sleep; 6 Reaping What You Sow: Economic Crises in Rural Areas; 7 Lack of Affordable Housing in Rural America; 8 Getting the Rural Homeless the Help They Need; 9 A Framework for Understanding Rural Homelessness; 10 Bringing the Community Together to Solve Homelessness; 11 Doing What It Takes.
Appendix A: My Wild Gypsy LifeAppendix B: Summary of Causes of Rural Child-Family Homelessness; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W.
Summary: ""Homelessness in small towns and rural areas is on the rise. Drawing on interviews with and case studies of three hundred children and their families, with supporting statistics from federal, state, and private agencies, Vissing illustrates the impact this social problem has upon education, health, and the economy.""
Subject: Homelessness -- United States
Homeless children -- United States
Homeless persons -- United States
Housing, Rural -- United States
United States -- Rural conditions

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