Social Science Research and Contemporary Studies of Homelessness

@article{Shlay1992SocialSR,
  title={Social Science Research and Contemporary Studies of Homelessness},
  author={A. Shlay and P. Rossi},
  journal={Review of Sociology},
  year={1992},
  volume={18},
  pages={129-160}
}
This review takes stock of contemporary social science research on homelessness. Research on homelessness in the 1980s has been prompted by the increased numbers and visibility of homeless persons including men, women, and families, as well as young people without families. Most empirical research employs a working definition of homelessness as the condition of those people who are without a permanent place to live. However, a wide range in perspectives differ over what homelessness is. In part… Expand
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