5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Henry Mayhew
- Eleanor Roosevelt
- Charles Booth
- Mary Higgs
- a 1906 wrote "Glimpses into the Abyss"
Social reformer in Victorian England
College grad, worked as a teacher but gave up teaching in 1891 to improve lives of poor and homeless women
Posed as a poor woman seeking employment in order to better understand women's situation of homelessness
Founded a women's lodging house and the National Association for Women's Lodging Houses, and opened a school for mothers
- b Former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt champion of human rights
Helped tocreate Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948): Relevance to Homelessness
- c 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
- d 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.
- e Place where those unable to support themselves were offered accommodation and employment (USA)
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- 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
- Place where those unable to support themselves were offered accommodation and employment (England)
- 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)
- 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 True/False questions
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*
What are some approaches to establishing estimates? What are some problems with these approaches? → 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
US Conference of Mayors and 10 Year Plans → WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam
Drew homeless in to volunteer for war
Following war, homelessness reappears
Cause of PTSD, substance abuse, physical disabilities which can cause homelessness
Act for Relief of the Poor (1601) → new law reformed system, and later when found inadequate, new system again developed in 1929
Affect of Act for Relief of the Poor in 1834 → new law reformed system, and later when found inadequate, new system again developed in 1929