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Title Hard lives, mean streets : violence in the lives of homeless women / Jana L. Jasinski .. [and others]..

Publication Info. Boston : Northeastern University Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : Published by University Press of New England, [2010]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.83 H258H    Check Shelf
Description 193 pages ; 24 cm.
Series The Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law
Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [173]-186) and index.
Contents Violence, homelessness, and women -- Study participants : Florida's homeless women -- Homelessness and its consequences -- Homeless victims and perpetrators of violence -- Risk factors and routine activities -- The childhood nexus -- Violence as a cause of homelessness among women -- The criminal justice response -- Injury, addiction, and emotional problems -- Conclusions -- Appendix A : Study methodology -- Appendix B : Serious physical abuse items.
Subject Homeless women -- Violence against -- United States.
Homeless women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Added Author Jasinski, Jana L.
ISBN 9781555537258 cloth alkaline paper
1555537251 cloth alkaline paper
9781555537210 paperback alkaline paper
1555537219 paperback alkaline paper
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