Women and Homelessness in Europe – Pathways, Services and Experiences (2001)
Published by the Policy Press
Edited by Bill Edgar, Joint Centre for Scottish Housing Research, University of Dundee and Joe Doherty, Joint Centre for Scottish Housing Research, University of St Andrews, UK.
"Women have been neglected and marginalised in much contemporary European housing policy and practice. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the development of policies on homelessness. This unique volume provides, for the first time, a picture of the nature and causes of homelessness among women across European member states."
Considers the gender-specific issues contributing towards homelessness among women in Europe
Assesses the contribution of economic and social change to the risk of homelessness;
Examines the changing composition of the female homeless population;
Describes the pattern and evaluates the effectiveness of service provision available to homeless women;
Explores the experiences of homeless women using these services.
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