By Carole Zufferey

Drawing on intersectional theorising, Homelessness and Social Work highlights the variations and complexities of homelessness and social paintings learn, coverage and perform. It invitations social paintings scholars, practitioners, coverage makers and teachers to think again the topic via exploring how homelessness and social paintings are constituted via intersecting and unequal strength family.

The explanations of homelessness are often linked to individualist causes, with out analyzing the wider political and intersecting social inequalities that form how social difficulties resembling homelessness are developed and answered to by way of social staff. In reflecting on components similar to Indigeneity, race, ethnicity, gender, type, age, sexuality, skill and different markers of identification the writer seeks to:

• build a brand new intersectional framework for figuring out social paintings and homelessness;

• offer a serious research of social paintings responses to homelessness;

• challenge how homelessness is represented in social paintings learn, social coverage and social paintings perform; and

• contain the tales of individuals experiencing homelessness.

The e-book should be of curiosity to undergraduate and better examine measure scholars within the fields of intersectionality, homelessness, sociology, public coverage and social work.

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