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By Rosemarie T. Downer

This booklet explores intimately the concept that of homelessness by means of interpreting the dynamics of shield residing and the monetary charges compared to the mental expenditures to the kids and the kin. A comparability is made with housed low-income households to spotlight the truth that homelessness, outdoor of poverty, does play a key function within the unfavorable results of homeless childrens and households. mental healthiness is outlined with behavioral results and self-concept whereas relations functioning is outlined with parenting dimensions, relations surroundings and social helps. powerful techniques are made for software implementations to supply a complete reaction to the wishes of homeless households with children.(Ph.D. dissertation, college of Maryland 1997; revised with new preface, bibliography, and index)

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