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Women and homelessness

Janice Arthur

Women and homelessness

an investigation into the experience of being homeless from the perspective of women living in sheltered accommodation in the Derry City area.

by Janice Arthur

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Published by The Author) in (s.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M. Sc. (Social Work)) - University of Ulster, 2001.

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Open LibraryOL19917611M

  Three out of four women in the District who are homeless and living without children are survivors of violence, according to a new report by the D.C. Interagency Council on Homelessness. In Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex, Watson’s insightful analysis of personal narratives reveals how young homeless women are exposed to situations in which survival can be impeded or assisted by playing out specific gender roles. Indeed, in identifying and contesting the dominant social discourses that young homeless women draw upon to.

What is the Women's Homelessness Initiative? A number of years ago a number of CHUM churches and other agencies sat around a table wondering what we might be able to do to stem the tide of more and more women being on the streets and no more resources being offered. Out of .   Domestic violence is a major cause of homelessness. Government figures show that in the year to June , alm people were made homeless in Author: Josephine Moulds.

Chapter 1: Young people, homelessness and housing exclusion T his chapter fi rst discusses defi nitions of ‘youth’ and ‘homelessness’ and then provides an overview of the extent of youth homelessness in Ireland. Some of the dominant frameworks underpinning research on, and explanations for, youth homelessness are reviewed. Homelessness and Gender. particularly when working with women’s homelessness that is a result of domestic violence. resonate throughout this book. Both an anthropologist in the field and Author: Carole Zufferey.


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