Rough living: Surviving violence and homelessness

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dc.contributor.author Robinson, C
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T01:52:15Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01
dc.identifier.citation 2010, 1
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-86365-425-8
dc.identifier.other A1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14227
dc.description.abstract This research project emerged in response to the growing number of informal narratives of violent victimisation encountered by staff of Homeless Persons' Legal Service (HPLS) in their work with homeless clients and current and former homeless advocates in Sydney, New South Wales. Despite consistent reports of repeated experiences of violence occurring both before and whilst living homeless, it was observed that little current local documentation or wider policy acknowledgment of these exists. Disturbingly, reports about episodes of violence revealed that positive engagement with responding emergency and support services was rare and in many cases was never even sought, and that the opportunity for the follow-up of past traumatic events was even rarer. Most distressing, however, was the perception identified amongst victims that often brutal and repetitive victimisation was a `normal and accepted part of everyday life in the past and present, and an expected part of everyday life in the future.
dc.publisher UTS e press
dc.title Rough living: Surviving violence and homelessness
dc.type Book
dc.journal.number 6 en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
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dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1608 Sociology
dc.personcode 030521
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Sociology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.edition 1
dc.edition 1
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - TransForming Cultures


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