Homelessness in Australia : an introduction / edited by Chris Chamberlain, Guy Johnson & Catherine Robinson.
Contributor(s): Chamberlain, Chris [editor.] | Johnson, Guy [editor.] | Robinson, Catherine (Catherine Francoise) [editor.]Publisher: Sydney, NSW : NewSouth Publishing, 2014Copyright date: �2014Description: xiv, 297 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1742234062; 9781742234069Subject(s): Homelessness -- Australia | Homeless persons -- Australia | Homeless persons | Homelessness | Australia | AustralianDDC classification: 305.5 HOM
Includes bibliographical references and index.
What is homelessness? Who counts as homeless? Whose responsibility is homelessness? In Homelessness in Australia, leading experts offer timely insights into the history, cases and extent of homelessness in this country - and the future policy directions most likely to have a positive impact. Chapters cover issues such as gender, Indigenous homelessness, family violence, young people, older people, the effects of trauma and reforming the service system. This book is essential reading for all those who want to end homelessness in Australia.