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Homelessness

Public Policies and Private Troubles

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  • 96 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Cassell Academic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Media studies,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Human Geography,
  • Poverty,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Social Science,
  • Government policy,
  • Great Britain,
  • Homelessness,
  • Housing policy,
  • Social policy,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSusan Hutson (Editor), David Clapham (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10320877M
    ISBN 100304338966
    ISBN 109780304338962


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