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  1. What year was the Poor Law Amendment of of 1834 revised and why?
  2. Definition of Political Science
  3. Affect of Act for Relief of the Poor in 1834
  4. The Hobo News
  5. Ervin Goffman
  1. a One impetus for deinstitutionalization was a book by Goffman
    Goffman argued that, over time, patients become "institutionalized," contributing to chronicity of mental illness
    Goffman based his conclusions on his participant observation field work
  2. b new law reformed system, and later when found inadequate, new system again developed in 1929
  3. c Published in NYC, publisher was Ben (Hobo) Benson, the "Coast Kid" who had been on the road since 1898
    Each issue provided:
    1. advice for hobos (e.g., what places to avoid or what trains to ride)
    2. opinion pieces supporting the hobo lifestyle and railing against government restrictions
    3. Cartoons
    4. Poems
    5. Personal accounts of life on the road
  4. d 1929, found inadequate b/c of new problems dealing with the Great Depression and following WWI and Industrial Revolution
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. run-down urban area with a large, impoverished population
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Organization for cities with populations of 30,000 or more
    Ending chronic homelessness in 10 years, done by for example awarding families grants and vouchers
  5. 1935 wrote "England Speaks"
    British journalist
    Described England through the lives of people in different circumstances, including homeless people

5 True/False questions

  1. Myths regarding HomelessnessAn individual or family who: lacks a regular, fixed nighttime residence, who will immediately lose their primary nighttime residence, is fleeing domestic violence, sexual assault, other dangerous conditions; Unaccompanied youth under 25 or families w/ children who do not otherwise qualify under homeless under this definition.

    Previous definition was narrow, only helps in determining who needs homeless services at a particular time


  2. Millennium Development Goalseight 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. Franklin D Roosevelt"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. The Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834Great Depression dev, many WWI vets out of work and many homeless
    1932, "Bonus Army" was an assemblage of 43,000 marchers (17,000 WWI vets and families) that gathered in Washington DC to demand immediate cash redemption of service certificates
    Eventually received bonuses in 1936


  5. Great Depression1929-Early 1940's
    Stock market crash in 1929 marks the beginning
    Business failure + unemployment leads to loss of housing
    Dust Bowl: During this time great plains were hit by drought/dust storms, and so farmers greatly suffered
    Following WWI, Great Depression developed as veterans were out of work and became homeless


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