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5 Matching questions

  1. Eleanor Roosevelt
  2. Workhouses
  3. Why is it difficult to count/estimate the number of homeless individuals?
  4. Definition of Social Work
  5. Skid Row
  1. a run-down urban area with a large, impoverished population
  2. b The number changes daily, due to people moving or living in a temporary residence, living in a motel one night and in a park the next
    Living arrangements vary depending on episode of homelessness
    Some don't want to be found
  3. c Place where those unable to support themselves were offered accommodation and employment (USA)
  4. d Former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt champion of human rights
    Helped tocreate Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948): Relevance to Homelessness
  5. e consists of the professional application of social work values, principles, and techniques to:
    helping people obtain tangible services;
    counseling and psychotherapy;
    helping communities or groups provide or improve social and health services;
    participating in legislative processes.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. August 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
  2. Created for the Amendment and better admin. of the laws relating to the poor ion England
    Did away with a mix of old laws, created unified strategy
    Stipulated that the poor receiving parish assistance (orphans, widows, unmarried poor women, aged, infirm, homeless) had to live in workhouses and perform work
  3. 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. 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
  5. In 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Relationship b/w Mental Illness and HomelessnessGeneral public view substance abuse as characteristic of homeless person, many think criminality
    Not the majority have substance abuse/criminality

          

  2. Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (G. I. Bill)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. Ervin GoffmanCoined 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

          

  4. Nels Anderson1930 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. Mary HiggsIn 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