Narratives of Identity: Re-presentation of Self in People Who Are Homeless

@article{Boydell2000NarrativesOI,
  title={Narratives of Identity: Re-presentation of Self in People Who Are Homeless},
  author={K. Boydell and P. Goering and T. Morrell-Bellai},
  journal={Qualitative Health Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={10},
  pages={26 - 38}
}
The problem of homelessness is a pressing social and health concern ascribed to the interaction between personal, social, economic, and service system resources. This article is based on a qualitative study of the experiences of 29 homeless individuals. In-depth interviews were conducted with single adult shelter users. Analysis revealed the self to be a process that was continually developing. Participants tacitly locate their self-concepts in the past, present, and future. These time frames… Expand
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