Citizens' publications that empower: social change for the homeless

  title={Citizens' publications that empower: social change for the homeless},
  author={Claudia Magallanes-Blanco and Juan Antonio P{\'e}rez-Berm{\'u}dez},
  journal={Development in Practice},
  pages={654 - 664}
This paper surveys street publications that are members of the International Network of Street Papers. Street publications can empower the homeless though numerous endeavours that can lead to social change. Empowerment can be achieved by being employed, such as magazine vendors and/or as workers in socially oriented companies. It can also occur by recovering self-esteem and acquiring knowledge and abilities though training courses, rehabilitation therapy, and other endeavours such as the… 
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