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5 Matching questions

  1. Stewart B. McKinney
  2. Veterans (Percentage of homeless men that are vets?)
  3. Deinstitutionalization: A Bold New Approach
  4. Franklin D Roosevelt
  5. Hoovervilles
  1. a Makeshift houses built by homeless people during the Great Depression as part of Bonus Army
    Named after Herbert Hoover, who was President, blamed
  2. b 41% Homeless Men are veterans
    Homelessness from Great Depression abated when they joined mil in 1940 for WWII
    End of WWII brought homelessness back as a major problem
    Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (G. I. Bill) helped by providing a range of benefits
  3. c "New Deal Reforms"
    Federal Emergency Relief Administration included the first federal program specifically for the homeless: the Federal Transient Program (FTP)
    Social Security Act (August 14th, 1935)
    *Established first federal programs for the homeless*
  4. d McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1986: United States federal law that provides federal money for homeless shelter programs
    Entitles homeless children to remain in their previous schools, even though they frequently change schools due to moving
  5. e 1963
    1950s, antipsychotic/antidepressant drugs were dev helping patients who languished for years in mental hospitals now improving
    At same time public outcry about terrible conditions of mental hospitals and cost
    Believed patients have better quality of life if placed in community as long as community support is in place and is less expensive
    One impetus for deinstitutionalization was a book by Goffman
    argued that, over time, patients become "institutionalized," contributing to chronicity of mental illness

    Study by psychologist David L. Rosenhan, "On Being Sane in insane Places", which challenged the validity of psychiatric diagnosis (lived among in center)
    Kennedy before assassination - "bold new approach" -

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. helped veterans by providing a range of benefits, including low-cost mortgages, loans to start a business or farm, payment of college tuition and living expense, high school or vocational education, and unemployment compensation
  2. scientific study of the state, government, political systems and behavior, public policy, international relations, and human rights as codified in national and international law
    Systematic study of human interactions involving power
  3. Cabinet Department in the Executive Branch
    Mission is to "increase home-ownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination"
    established in 1965 (President Lyndon B. Johnson)
  4. General public view substance abuse as characteristic of homeless person, many think criminality
    Not the majority have substance abuse/criminality
  5. WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam
    Drew homeless in to volunteer for war
    Following war, homelessness reappears
    Cause of PTSD, substance abuse, physical disabilities which can cause homelessness

5 True/False questions

  1. Charles Booth1902-1904 wrote "Life and the Labour of the People in London"
    British businessman, politician, and soc. reformer who org. and directed a major survey of the poor in London
    Lived among the poor as a method of developing pertinent questions
    Laid groundwork for a universal pension sys.


  2. Act for Relief of the Poor (1601)England, pop. growth and famine in late 1500s increase number of wandering poor
    Deserving vs. Undeserving
    Act codified 1572 compulsory poor law tax, 1576 idea of workhouses,1597 post of "Overseer of the Poor"
    Laws didn't alleviate poverty


  3. Jacob RiisIn 1890 wrote "How the Other Half Lives"
    Danish immigrant, lived in poverty among homeless
    *May have been the first reformer to view the poor as victims rather than the cause of their own poverty*
    Work became a classic, led to the closing of worst police lodging houses
    Photographed homeless


  4. Universal Declaration of Human RightsDecember 10, 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    Former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt champion of human rights
    Relevant to homelessness and promotes community service


  5. Eleanor RooseveltFormer first lady Eleanor Roosevelt champion of human rights
    Helped tocreate Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948): Relevance to Homelessness


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