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5 Matching questions

  1. Social Stigma
  2. Vagabonds
  3. Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (G. I. Bill)
  4. Charles Booth
  5. US Department of Housing and Urban Development
  1. a Wanderer
    Someone who moves from place to place without a fixed home
  2. b 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
  3. c 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
  4. d 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)
  5. e 1902-1904 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Wrote on vagabonds through interviews
  2. 1929, found inadequate b/c of new problems dealing with the Great Depression and following WWI and Industrial Revolution
  3. 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
  4. Association b/w the two
    Majority of homeless not mentally ill (exaggerated by public/media)
    Mental Illness can develop after becoming homeless (generally believed to be the cause) due to trauma, fear
  5. 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 True/False questions

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


  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. Millennium Development GoalsFormer first lady Eleanor Roosevelt champion of human rights
    Helped tocreate Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948): Relevance to Homelessness


  5. The Hobo NewsGreat 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