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Seasons such as these : how homelessness took shape in America

Cynthia J. Bogard 2003

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  • Title:
    Seasons such as these : how homelessness took shape in America
  • Author: Cynthia J. Bogard
  • Subjects: Homelessness -- United States; Homelessness -- New York (State) -- New York; Homelessness -- Washington (D.C.); Social problems -- United States; g Housing; g Poverty; Homeless persons; United States -- Social policy -- 1980-1993
  • Description: Introduction -- Activists and the emergence of homelessness as a social problem in Washington, D.C. -- Government officials as claimsmakers -- The role of the media in constructing homelessness -- The interactions of claimsmakers and issues -- How many homeless? experts, advocates and the struggle over numbers -- Building the moral momentum for federal action -- Something must be done: the outcomes of social problem construction -- Fifteen years later: the unintended consequences of social problem construction -- Postscript -- Appendix: considering the constructionists approach.
  • Publisher: New York : Aldine De Gruyter
  • Creation Date: 2003
  • Format: xv, 256 p. ; 24 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0202307247 (alk. paper);ISBN0202306755 (pbk : alk. paper)
  • Source: 01SAUNI ALMA
  • Alma MMS ID: 991001094939702845

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