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Homelessness Research in Europe

Full PDF Homelessness Research in Europe Articles Preface by Dennis P. Culhane and Thomas Byrne Preface Editorial Editorial Chapters Volker Busch-Geertsema - Defining and Measuring Homelessness Chapter 1 Isobel Anderson - Services for Homeless People in Europe: Supporting Pathways out of Homelessness? Chapter 2 Eoin O’Sullivan - Welfare States and Homelessness Chapter 3 Nóra Teller - Housing and (...) Read more …

In My Caravan, I Feel Like Superman

FEANTSA published a volume of essays in honour of Henk Mert, one of the coordinators of FEANTSA’s European Observatory on Homelessness and who passed away in 2006. In My Caravan, I Feel Like Superman Read more …

Immigration and Homelessness in Europe

Immigration and Homelessness in Europe Bill Edgar, Joe Doherty, and Henk Meert 2004 This book makes a timely contribution to the current political and policy debate on immigration to Europe. Set within the context of immigrant social exclusion and marginalisation, it examines in detail the problematic relationship between migrants, their access to adequate housing and increasing vulnerability to homelessness. Drawing on the national reports of the correspondents of the European (...) Read more …

Women and Homelessness in Europe

Women and Homelessness in Europe – Pathways, Services and Experiences Bill Edgar and Joe Doherty 2001 "Women have been neglected and marginalised in much contemporary European housing policy and practice. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the development of policies on homelessness. This unique volume provides, for the first time, a picture of the nature and causes of homelessness among women across European member states." The book: considers the gender-specific issues contributing (...) Read more …

Access to Housing

Access to Housing – Homelessness and Vulnerability in Europe Bill Edgar, Joe Doherty and Henk Meert 2001 This book is no longer available in English. It is available in French, however. Read more …

Support and Housing in Europe

Support and Housing in Europe - Tackling social exclusion in the European Union Bill Edgar, Joe Doherty and Amy Mina-Coull 2000 This comprehensive study explores the development of designated ‘supported accommodation’ and other social support mechanisms for vulnerable people in European Union countries over the last two decades. The book : considers the principles underlying the emergence of supported housing and describes the policy context of care services in the EU; assesses the need (...) Read more …

Services for Homeless People

Services for Homeless People - Innovation and Change in the European Union Bill Edgar, Joe Doherty, and Amy Mina-Coull 1999 This book is no longer available in English. Read more …

Youth Homelessness in the European Union

Youth Homelessness in the European Union Dr Dragana Avramov 1998 This report represents the first attempt to provide an overall picture of homelessness among young people across the European Union. It is a wide-ranging overview of the various causes, issues and approaches to homelessness among young people in Western Europe. The general aim was to report on what is known about the social disadvantages of adolescents and young adults, socially marginalised young people, those exposed to or (...) Read more …

The Invisible Hand of the Housing Market

The Invisible Hand of the Housing Market: A Study of Effects of Changes in the Housing Market on Homelessness in the European Union Dr Dragana Avramov (1996) The book focuses on the vulnerable position of people who lack personal resources to access home ownership and who are denied access to publicly funded or subsidised housing. An analysis of factors which contribute to the legal and financial precariousness of people who are subject to eviction procedues is the basis for the (...) Read more …

Homelessness in the European Union: Social and Legal
Context of Housing Exclusion in the 1990s

Homelessness in the European Union: Social and Legal Context of Housing Exclusion in the 1990s Dr Dragana Avramov (1995) Dr Dragana Avramov edits this analysis of juridical instruments delimiting the right to housing and access to adequate housing for low income groups in the European Union. The book focuses on the relationship between the statement of intent expressed in international standard-setting documents of the United Nations, Council of Europe, European Union, and in the national (...) Read more …