ERIC Number: ED334308
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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Homeless Children and Youth: A New American Dilemma.
Kryder-Coe, Julee H., Ed.; And Others
These 11 reports focus on policy responses to the needs of very young children who are part of a homeless family, and older young people who are homeless but on their own. The following chapters are included: (1) J. M. Molnar's introduction to the relationship between chronic poverty and homelessness; (2) "Beyond the Numbers: Homeless Families with Children" (L. Mihaly); (3) "Homeless Youth: An Overview of Recent Literature" (M. J. Robertson); (4) "Poverty, Homelessness, Health, Nutrition, and Children" (J. D. Wright); (5) "Developmental and Educational Consequences of Homelessness on Children and Youth" (Y. Rafferty); (6) "Macroeconomic Issues in Poverty: Implications for Child and Youth Homelessness" (K. Y. McChesney); (7) "What Is Wrong with the Housing Market" (C. Hartman and B. Zigas); (8) "What Is Wrong with Our Housing Programs" (C. Hartman and B. Zigas); (9) "Remedies for Homelessness: An Analysis of Potential Housing Policy and Program Responses" (M. A. Stegman); (10) "The Welfare System's Response to Homelessness" (L. A. Wolfe); and (11) "Child Welfare Services and Homelessness: Issues in Public Policy, Philosophy, and Programs" (C. W. Williams). Statistical data are presented in 26 tables and nine graphs. Each chapter includes a list of references. (FMW)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Childhood Needs, Disadvantaged Youth, Homeless People, Housing Needs, Policy Formation, Poverty, Public Policy, Welfare Services, Young Children
Transaction Publishers, Rutgers--The State University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 (Hardcover $34.95, softcover $29.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers: Policy Issues
Note: Foreword by Congressman George Miller.