Describes the nature of homelessness, its multiple causes, and its demographic, economic, sociological, and social policy antecedents. Finding the origins of the problem to be social and political rather than economic, Wright (human relations, Tulane) outlines remedies based on existing and modified

chapter One|16 pages

The Human Faces of Homelessness

chapter Three|18 pages

The Root Causes: Housing and Poverty

chapter Four|26 pages

Who Are the Homeless? 1

chapter Five|14 pages

How People Become Homeless

chapter Six|20 pages

Drunk, Stoned, Crazy, and Sick

chapter Seven|20 pages

To Promote the Social Welfare

chapter Eight|24 pages

Who Can Be Helped, and How?