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The Hidden Millions: Homelessness in Developing Countries

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Graham Tipple, Dr Suzanne Speak

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Abstract

This book explores the causes and experiences of, and interventions in homelessness in a range of developing countries. It highlights the characteristics of homeless people and major differences between homelessness in industrialised and developing nations. The work is underpinned by the notion that the current definitions, typologies and theories of homelessness, developed largely by and for industrialised countries, are inappropriate for understanding the situation in developing countries The work draws on an empirical study of homelessness in nine countries as well as bringing together other research and literature on the subject. It is a valuable resource for those studying or working in housing, homelessness or international development.


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Author(s): Tipple G, Speak S

Series Editor(s): Ray Forrest

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Housing and Society Series

Year: 2009

Number of Pages: 327

Publisher: Routledge

Place Published: Abingdon

URL: http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9780415426725/

Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9780415426725


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