in Encyclopedia of Social Work
P ublished online June 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Addictions and Substance Misuse; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Practice Settings; Poverty. 4580 words.
This entry provides an overview of contemporary homelessness as a major social problem in the United States, focusing on the definition of homelessness and its prevalence, as well as on the...