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Street Is Not a Home Solving America's Homeless Dilemma

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ISBN-10: 0879756217

ISBN-13: 9780879756215

Edition: 1990

Authors: Robert C. Coates

List price: $29.00
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Like many politicians, reporters, social workers, and others concerned about the homeless, Robert C. Coates lived for a short time on the street. But rather than returning from his mission with yet another set of platitudes about the problem, the experience set him on the road to find answers. The result is A Street is Not a Home.Coates' involvement with homelessness began as an exploration into judicial ethics, but quickly developed into something far more sweeping. A Street is Not a Home is not another recapitulation of the problem but a mosaic of workable solutions that Coates has seen evolve in municipalities across the nation. Coates dismisses opinions that the homeless dilemma is one…    
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 12/1/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144

The New Homeless
Planning Help
The Mayor's Task Force in the Streets
An Easy Early Step: Public Drunks
Women and Children
The Elderly Homeless
Homeless Veterans
Runaway and Throwaway Kids
Cycling Able-Bodied Homeless into Jobs
Model Homeless Shelters
Affordable Housing
The Homeless Mentally III
Involuntary Treatment?
Myths, Mental Barriers, and Bad Ideas
Going to the State Capital
Public Restrooms (a Nimby Study)
The Sine Qua Non: Leadership
Mobilizing Religious Congregations and Religious People
Economics ..
""""How Can I Help?""""
We Can Handle It!
Legal Rights of Homeless Americans
Housing and Homeless Bond Act of 1988
Assistance to Homeless Persons