The Big Issueand other street papers: a response to homelessness

  title={The Big Issueand other street papers: a response to homelessness},
  author={Sinead Hanks and Tessa Swithinbank},
  journal={Environment & Urbanization},
  pages={149 - 158}
  • Sinead Hanks, Tessa Swithinbank
  • Published 1997
  • Economics
  • Environment & Urbanization
  • This paper concerns The Big Issue, a magazine that is sold on the streets by homeless people in the UK, and describes how it was started, who reads it and how the homeless are involved. It also describes the work of The Big Issue Foundation and discusses the growing number of street papers being produced in many other countries and the development of an international network of street papers. 
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    0428; e-mail: Big Issue and the International Network's World Wide Web page
      FEANTSA (Federation of National Organizations Working with the Homeless), 1 rue Defacqz, Brussels B-1050
        International Network of Street Papers, c/o The Big Issue
          National Coalition for the Homeless, 1612 K St. NW, No.1004
            Social Venture Network (SVN), 6 Junction Mews