Homeless Single Men: Roads to Resettlement?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781859720875
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/28/1995
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 6.18 (w) x 8.78 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Figures and tables
Acknowledgements
Preface
1 The closure programme 1
The reasons for closure 1
The review teams 4
The Resettlement Agency 7
Developments in Derby and Nottingham 9
2 The nature of resettlement 15
The experience of resettlement 16
Notions of resettlement 21
The replacement package and resettlement 23
3 The functions of Alvaston 27
Who stayed at Alvaston? 29
How Alvaston was used 40
Ways of living 49
4 The closure of Alvaston 59
The implementation of the replacement package 59
The run down of the Unit 61
Who was rehoused? 64
5 Awaiting the axe: Perceptions of the closure process 71
Lifestyle 71
Alcohol 79
Women 83
Occupation 84
Alvaston Resettlement Unit 87
Responses to closure 89
Hartington House 93
Resettlement 95
6 Life after closure 103
Hartington House 104
Flats 112
Dry houses 119
Carr Gomm House 125
Thorley House 128
Caring landladies 130
7 Living a new lifestyle 135
The tracing exercise 136
The outcomes of closure: an overview 137
Settled down? The interviews 142
8 What happened to the losers? 161
Replacement accommodation 161
Alternative accommodation 174
The men who were not placed 179
9 Conclusion 183
Bibliography 191
Index 195
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