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Youth Homelessness: A review of the literature

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dc.contributor.author Kennedy, Margaret
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-19T10:58:05Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-19T10:58:05Z
dc.date.issued 2012-02
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7989
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Youth Homelessness is perhaps the most extreme form of poverty and social exclusion today, with those residing 'out of home' amongst the most vulnerable in society (Focus Ireland, 2010). While homelessness has traditionally been viewed as a male experience and problem, recent decades has seen the nature and composition of the homeless changing significantly, with an increase in women and children, and a drop in the average age 'out of home' (Focus Ireland, 2011). This paper focuses specifically on this population of younger homeless, defines and describes youth homeless in Ireland and discusses the causes of homelessness among this vulnerable population. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Department of Sociology, University of Limerick en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Socheolas;3(2), pp.95-110
dc.subject Homelessness en_US
dc.subject Youth en_US
dc.subject Focus Ireland en_US
dc.title Youth Homelessness: A review of the literature en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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