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ERIC Number: EJ902540
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
ISSN: ISSN-1935-3308
Residents' Coping Strategies in an Extended-Stay Hotel Home
Lewinson, Terri
Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, v4 n4 p180-196 2010
Some families live in extended-stay hotels as a solution after housing displacement. This temporary accommodation provides a furnished home environment with resources such as a kitchenette, bed, heating/air conditioning, and room services with one payment that can be made weekly or monthly without a credit check or rent deposit. Despite these conveniences, limited space and lack of privacy can cause challenges for families. This qualitative study examined coping strategies 10 individuals used to manage environmental concerns living in an extended-stay hotel. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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