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5 Matching questions

  1. Homelessness from Colonial Times to Present
  2. Charles Booth
  3. Hoovervilles
  4. Relationship b/w Substance Abuse and Homelessness
  5. Nels Anderson
  1. a 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.
  2. b Makeshift houses built by homeless people during the Great Depression as part of Bonus Army
    Named after Herbert Hoover, who was President, blamed
  3. c National tragedy since America's founding
    During colonial period, large numbers of "vagabonds" transported from England to American colonies of 18th Century
  4. d 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. e General public view substance abuse as characteristic of homeless person, many think criminality
    Not the majority have substance abuse/criminality

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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. 1929, found inadequate b/c of new problems dealing with the Great Depression and following WWI and Industrial Revolution
  4. Early classified by Martin Luther and John Awdeley
    Stuart Al Rice Classification:
    1. The Self-Supported
    2. The Temporary Dependent
    3. The Chronically Dependent
    4. The Parasitic
    Henry Mayhew Classification
    Those who: Will Work, Cannot Work, Will Not Work
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Affect of Act for Relief of the Poor in 1834new law reformed system, and later when found inadequate, new system again developed in 1929


  2. Deinstitutionalization: A Bold New Approach1963
    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" -


  3. Skid RowThrough Roosevelt
    economic programs enacted in the United States
    In response to Great Depression, Three R's: Relief, Recovery and Reform
    Relief for the unemployed and poor; Recovery of the economy to normal levels; Reform of the financial system


  4. Philip Gibbs1935 wrote "England Speaks"
    British journalist
    Described England through the lives of people in different circumstances, including homeless people


  5. VagabondsIn 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