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Tell Them Who I Am: The Lives of Homeless Women

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Publisher Comments:

he observes them, creating portraits that are intimate and objective, while breaking down stereotypes and dehumanizing labels often used to describe the homeless. Liebow writes about their daily habits, constant struggles, their humor, compassion and strength. National syndicated radio interview.

Synopsis:

"One of the very best things ever written about homeless people in the nation."—Jonathan Kozol.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-333) and index.

Table of Contents

Preface: A Soft Beginning

Introduction: The Women, the Shelters, and the Round of Life

PART ONE: Problems in Living

1. Day by Day

2. Work and Jobs

3. Family

4. The Servers and the Served

PART TWO: Making It: Body and Soul

5. My Friends, My God, Myself

6. Making It Together

7. Some Thoughts on Homelessness

Appendixes

A. Where Are They Now?

B. Life Histories

C. How Many Homeless People?

D. Social Service Programs

E. Research Methods and Writing

Bibliography

Index of Names

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140241372
Author:
Liebow, Elliot
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Homelessness
Subject:
Homeless women
Subject:
Shelters for the homeless
Subject:
Homelessness -- Washington Region -- Case studies.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Homeless women - Washington Region
Subject:
Shelters for the homeless - Washington Region
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
v 6
Publication Date:
19950431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.71x5.03x.68 in. .55 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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History and Social Science » American Studies » Poverty
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
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