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5 Matching Questions

  1. Compassion Fatigue
  2. United States Fair Housing Act
  3. Henry Mayhew
  4. What is meant by "point prevalence" and "period prevalence?"
  5. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  1. a loss of emotion/caring
  2. b December 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
  3. c Point: number of people homeless at a single point in time
    Most common form of collection
    Period: number of people homeless during a longer period of time such as a month or year
  4. d 1968
    Primary law in US ensuring equal housing opportunity
    Protects against housing discrimination on basis of race, color, gender, etc.
    Empowers homeless people and service providers in overcoming community resistance to shelters and transitional/supportive housing
    MLK closely associated to FHA
  5. e In 1861 wrote "London Labour and the London Poor" about poor in England using Ethnographic approach
    "Hence all society would appear to arrange itself into
    four different classes."
    1. Those that will work
    2. Those that cannot work
    3. Those that will not work
    4. Those that need not work

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 1929, found inadequate b/c of new problems dealing with the Great Depression and following WWI and Industrial Revolution
  2. eight international development goals that were established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000
    The first is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  3. Where to Look: shelters, streets (both downtown and residential), transitional housing programs, outreach teams, feeding and health care programs, etc.
    Gather Clarifying Information
    Sampling or Counting: interview few people for more info b/c counting cannot estimate
  4. Coined by Ervin Goffman
    Stigma consists of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination, is the co-occurrence of labeling, stereotyping, separation, status loss, and discrimination
    People are prejudice to homeless, denying them as human
  5. 1930 wrote "The Milk and Honey Route"
    Sociologist used ethnography and survey research to study hobo/tramp culture/Chicago and New York Skid Rows
    He provided a glossary with his writing of hobo terms

5 True/False Questions

  1. Affect of Act for Relief of the Poor in 1834England, 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


  2. Affordable Healthcare ActAugust 14th, 1935 drafted by Roosevelt as part of New Deal
    Attempt to limit old age, poverty, unemployment
    Provided benefits to retirees and the unemployed, and a lump-sum benefit at death


  3. Franklin D Rooseveltrun-down urban area with a large, impoverished population


  4. Camp La GuardiaCamp News Report, 1937, called for by Stuart Al Rice
    work camp for poor and homeless men from New York in 1934
    Closed in 2006


  5. Stewart B. McKinneyMcKinney-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


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