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Causes of homelessness in the UK: A dynamic analysis

Citation
Anderson I & Christian J (2003) Causes of homelessness in the UK: A dynamic analysis. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 13 (2), pp. 105-118. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.714

Abstract
This article presents an analysis of the causes of homelessness in the UK, and develops the notion that the bulk of the research has focused on 'discrete' causes of homelessness, which has been important for enhancing our knowledge, but has also led to gaps in our understanding. To this end, the article begins outlining the benefits of the pathways approach, acknowledging the potential contributions of this approach rather than fully developing the argument, and placing it in a wider context. This article concludes by discussing implications for a more dynamic explanation of homelessness and the impact that it is likely to have on both policy and research in the UK.

Keywords
homelessness; causes; dynamic analysis

Journal
Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology: Volume 13, Issue 2

StatusPublished
Author(s)Anderson, Isobel; Christian, Julie
Publication date31/03/2003
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/11607
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
ISSN1052-9284
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