Homelessness in the United States, Europe, and Russia: A Comparative Perspective


The editors of this book draw upon professionals in seven industrialized nations to examine the prevalence, causes, trends, demographics, and health concerns of homelessness and to evaluate potential solutions. They also report on the resources available to the homeless by the public and private sectors in each of the seven countries studied; the United States, Germany, the Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Russia, and Spain. Also provided is a comparison of social welfare systems in industrialized nations with perhaps the most current and accurate statistics regarding Russia available in the literature.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Wilfried Kunstmann
  • Tobias Børner Stax
  • Barbra Carlisle
  • Oleg Zykov
  • Carmelo Vázquez
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1999


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