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Homelessness in the United States

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Homelessness -- United States,
    • Homeless persons -- Services for -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and indexes.

      Statementedited by Jamshid A. Momeni ; foreword by Bruce Wiegand.
      SeriesContributions in sociology,, no. 73, 87, Contributions in sociology ;, no. 73, etc.
      ContributionsMomeni, Jamshid A., 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV4505 .H656 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2034896M
      ISBN 100313255660, 0313267928
      LC Control Number88010964


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