No Place Else to Go: Homeless Mothers and Their Children Living in an Urban Shelter / Edition 1

No Place Else to Go: Homeless Mothers and Their Children Living in an Urban Shelter / Edition 1

by Sharon R. Liff, R. Liff Sharon
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815324362
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Series:
Children of Poverty Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
IIntroduction3
IIReview of the Literature7
Homeless Families7
Stress11
Homelessness and the Developmental Process14
Homelessness and Coping Skills15
IIIMethod21
IVResults: Family Profiles33
The Michaels Family33
The Perez Family46
The Garcia Family61
The Smith Family70
The Gonzalez Family80
The Jones Family91
VResults: Thematic Analysis105
Becoming Homeless - The Story105
Experiences in the Shelter System - Past107
Experiences in the Shelter System - Present114
Emotional Consequences118
Impact on Relationships124
Academic Consequences125
Supports128
Coping Strategies133
View of the Future139
VIDiscussion of Findings, Recommendations and Summary141
Bibliography163
App. A. Interview Guide173
App. B. Coding Categories175
Index179

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