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ERIC Number: EJ482980
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-8046
Homelessness in Rural Areas: Causes, Patterns, and Trends.
First, Richard J.; And Others
Social Work, v39 n1 p97-108 Jan 1994
Conducted study of rural homelessness in Ohio. Of 919 homeless adults interviewed, 247 were heading family units; 480 children were in these families. More than two-thirds of families were headed by single parents. Found differences in demographic characteristics of rural homeless population as compared to urban counterparts. Findings have implications for providing short-term emergency assistance and longer-term policy making. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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