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Homelessness, Poverty and Unemployment.

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Author/Creator:
Thompson, Sanna J.
Publication:
Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2012.
Series:
Social Issues, Justice and Status
Social Issues, Justice and Status
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (221 pages)
Subjects:
Homelessness -- United States.
Poor -- United States.
Unemployment -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
HOMELESSNESS, POVERTY AND UNEMPLOYMENT
HOMELESSNESS, POVERTY AND UNEMPLOYMENT
CONTENTS
PREFACE
HOMELESSNESS, POVERTY, AND UNEMPLOYMENT: AN OVERVIEW AND CONCEPTUAL MODEL
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
INTERSECTION BETWEEN HOMELESSNESS, POVERY, AND UNEMPLOYMENT
HOMELESS FAMILIES, POVERTY AND UNEMPLOYMENT
HOMELESS YOUTH, POVERTY AND UNEMPLOYMENT
CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF SOCIAL ESTRANGEMENT
Disaffiliation
Human Capital
Identification with Homeless Culture
Psychological Dysfunction
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES
APPLYING SOCIAL CAPITAL THEORY TO INTERVENTIONS WITH HOMELESS YOUTH
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
THEORY OF SOCIAL CAPITAL
Measurement of Social Capital
Social Capital and Homelessness
Social Capital and Education
Outreach to Connect Homeless Youth to Social Capital
SOCIAL CAPITAL AND HOMELESS YOUTH
SOCIAL CAPITAL AND INTERVENTIONS
Proposed Intervention Using Social Capital among Homeless Youth
LOGIC MODEL OF SOCIAL CAPITAL AND HOMELESS YOUTH INTERVENTIONS
Intervention Strategies and Activities
Intervention Implementation and Success - Factors To Consider
Homeless Youth Community Needs and Assets
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES
HOMELESS YOUNG ADULTS AND EMPLOYMENT: ISSUES AND INTERVENTIONS
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
FACTORS INFLUENCING EMPLOYMENT AMONG HOMELESS YOUNG ADULTS
Duration of Homelessness
Transience
Educational Attainment
Criminal Activity
Substance Use and Abuse
Mental Health and Victimization
Traditional Services to Homeless Youths and Young Adults
EMPLOYMENT MODELS FOR ADULTS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
Supported Employment
Social Enterprise Interventions
Similarities between Model Approaches
ADAPTING AN EVIDENCE-BASED, SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT MODEL FOR HOMELESS YOUNG ADULTS.
DEVELOPING AN EVIDENCE-INFORMED EMPLOYMENT INTERVENTION FOR HOMELESS YOUNG ADULTS
Social Enterprise Intervention with Homeless Young Adults
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES
PERSPECTIVES ON HOUSING AMONG HOMELESS YOUTH
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
BACKGROUND LITERATURE
CAUSES OF HOMELESSNESS
DIFFICULTIES OF HOMELESSNESS
HOUSING SERVICES
Treatment First Model
Housing First Model
Analysis of Services
Perspectives from Youth Concerning Services
Purpose of the Study
METHODS
Design
Sample and Procedures
Measurement
QUALITATIVE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
Study Results
RESULTS
Sample Demographics
Background Histories of Homeless Young Adults
CASE STUDIES
18 Year-Old Male
25 Year-Old Male
18 Year-Old Female
25 Year-Old Male
YOUNG ADULTS' PERCEPTIONS OF HOMELESSNESS
Positive Perceptions of Homelessness
Negative Perceptions of Homelessness
Perceptions and Experience with Housing Services
Emergency Shelter
Transitional Housing
Long-Term Housing
Rent Assistance
BARRIERS TO RECEIVING HOUSING SERVICES
Wait Time to Receive Services
Curfews and Other Rules
Staff Attitudes
Restrictions on Substance Use
Requirements for Attending Religious Services
Issues Associated with "Red Tape"
Motives, Honesty, and Fairness
PREFERENCES FOR SERVICES AMONG HOMELESS YOUNG ADULTS
Employment/Work Programs
Education and Counseling Services
Individuality in Services and Perceptions
Rules Associated with Services
HOUSING NEEDS AND DESIRES
Friendly and Respectful Staff
Practical Needs Identified
Need for Space
PERCEPTIONS OF IDEAL HOUSING SERVICE
Notable Quotes Concerning Housing
DISCUSSION
Characteristics and Service Use among Young Adult Homeless
Perspectives on Housing
RECOMMENDATIONS
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES.
SAFETY AND SURVIVAL SKILLS OF HOMELESS, STREET-INVOLVED YOUNG ADULTS
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
BACKGROUND ON HOMELESS YOUTH IN THE UNITED STATES
Pathways to Homelessness
Survival Skills and Safety Strategies of Homeless Youth
Survival Skills
Strategies for Keeping Safe on the Streets
METHOD
Setting
Sample
Procedures and Data Collection
Data Analysis
QUANTITATIVE SURVEY RESULTS
Sample Characteristics
Survival Skills
Safety Strategies
QUALITATIVE INTERVIEW RESULTS
Peer Associations/Being with People You Trust
Staying Safe While Using Drugs
Having a Pet
DISCUSSION
Implications for Practice
Limitations
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES
EVIDENCE-BASED SCHOOL INTERVENTIONS TO PREVENT HOMELESSNESS AMONG YOUTH: PATHWAYS TO EMPLOYMENT AND POLICY REFORM
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
SOCIAL CAPITAL AND HOMELESSNESS
Education as a Form of Social Capital for Homeless Youth
EVIDENCE-BASED SCHOOL PREVENTION INTERVENTIONS
Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools
Families and Schools Together
The Good Behavior Game
Life Skills Training
Project Towards No Drug Abuse
SCHOOL-BASED INTERVENTION IMPLICATIONS
Employment
Educational Policy Reform
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES
SPEAKING UP AND SPEAKING OUT: YOUTHS' PERSPECTIVES ON HOMELESSNESS AND THE TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
Current Services and Programs
ENCOURAGING YOUTH VOICES
Description of the Project
Description of the Interview Sample
Age
Gender
Race/Ethnicity
Experience with Homelessness
Experience with Foster Care
Milestones to Adulthood
Housing Situations
Employment Status
Educational Attainment
Bank Accounts
Public Assistance Benefits
Perspectives of the Youth in Their Own Words
Challenges
Controlling Anger.
Anxiety/Nervousness
Depression
Difficulty Sleeping and Disturbing Thoughts
Loneliness
Past Abuse/Victimization
Relationship Conflicts
Challenges Unique to Foster Care
Coping Strategies
Perception of Themselves
Maturity
Strengths and Successes
Self-Improvement Activities
YOUTH IDENTIFIED POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS
CONCLUSION
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
REFERENCES
RISK FACTORS FOR SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS AND HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY IN HOMELESS PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED HOMELESS - RISK FACTORS
Trauma and Victimization
Substance Use and Abuse
Sex Work
STIs and HIV/AIDS
Level of Disability and Age
Research Questions
METHOD
Sample
Agency Context
PROCEDURES
Measures
Dependent Variable
Independent Variables
Demographic Variables
Data Analysis
RESULTS
Prevalence
Bivariate Relationships
Logistic Regression
DISCUSSION
Relationships between Traumatic Life Events, Hard Substance Use, Sex Work and STIs
Service Use
Limitations
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES
HOMELESSNESS, POVERTY, AND UNEMPLOYMENT: THE GHANAIAN CASE
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
HOMELESSNESS AND STREETISM: THE MANY PHASES OF A PROBLEM
Prevalence of Streetism
Street Children
Hawkers
Porters
UNEMPLOYMENT, UNDEREMPLOYMENT, AND POVERTY AS PREDICTORS OF STREETISM
EFFECTS OF STREETISM AND HOMELESSNESS
POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES
HOMELESSNESS AS A CONSEQUENCE OF NATURAL DISASTERS: THE CASE OF THE 2010 HAITI EARTHQUAKE
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
NATURAL DISASTERS
THE 2010 HAITI EARTHQUAKE
The Earthquake
The Consequences
VULNERABILITY OF HOMELESSNESS
Shelter and Non-Food Items
Effective Camp Management
Effective Public Health Programs.
Nutrition and Provision of Food
Nutrition
Provision of Food
Basic Educational Materials
Community Violence
Gender-Based Violence
Community Violence Reduction
Communication
Protection and Security
Protection
Child Protection
Security
Contingency Planning
Water Sanitation and Hygiene
CONCLUSION
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
REFERENCES
EMPLOYERS' HIRING AND DISMISSING OF OLDER WORKERS
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION
EXISTING RESEARCH FINDINGS ABOUT DETERMINANTS OF OLDER WORKERS' EMPLOYMENT
HYPOTHESES
Hypothesis 1: An Employer of Trading or Personal Service Jobs is More Likely Than is Another Employer to Desire Hiring Younger Workers First and Also Dismissing Older Workers First
Hypothesis 2: An Employer Who is the Proprietor of the Organization is More Likely Than is Another Type of Employer to Desire Hiring Younger Workers First and Dismissing Older Workers First
Hypothesis 3: An Employer of a Small Organization is More Likely Than is Other Employers to Desire Hiring Younger Workers First and Dismissing Older Workers First
Hypothesis 4: An Employer Who Has Hired a Larger Proportion of Older Workers is Less Likely to Desire Hiring Younger Workers First and Dismissing Older Workers First
Hypothesis 5: An Employer Who Finds That Older Workers Have Taken Leave More Than Have Younger Workers is More Likely Than is Another to Desire Hiring Younger Workers First and Dismissing Older Workers First
METHODS
RESULTS
DISCUSSION
Further Research
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES
INDEX.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Thompson, Sanna J. Homelessness, Poverty and Unemployment
ISBN:
9781614700456
9781613249253
OCLC:
847625123
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