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    The Roots of Homelessness.Howard Husock - 1990 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 4 (4):505-521.
    The authors of three examinations of the problem all see the homelessness phenomenon chiefly through the prism of the housing market, rather than focusing on the personal pathologies of the homeless themselves. The three diverge, however, as to the role which government intervention has played in causing the crisis or should play in solving it. James D. Wright argues there has been insufficient public intervention and subsidy; William Tucker contends that intervention causes homelessness; Charles Hoch and Robert A. Slayton imply (...)
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    Standards Versus Struggle: The Failure of Public Housing and the Welfare-State Impulse.Howard Husock - 1997 - Social Philosophy and Policy 14 (2):69.
    In considering the development and course of the American welfare state, there are some places which are better starting points than others. One such place is the State Street corridor, the series of high-rise Chicago Housing Authority public-housing projects which loom over Lake Michigan. Most Chicagoans, like their counterparts in other cities, have become inured to conditions there: a murder rate far in excess of that of the city as a whole, a society of unemployed single mothers, deferred maintenance that (...)
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