Volume 2, 2008

Section 1

Effectiveness of Policies and Services for Homelessness

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Articles

Editorial

Isabel Baptista & Eoin O’Sullivan: The Role of the State in Developing Homeless Strategies: Portugal and Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Lars Benjaminssen & Evelyn Dyb: The Effectiveness of Homeless Policies – Variations among the Scandinavian Countries

Volker Busch-Geertsema & Suzanne Fitzpatrick: Effective Homelessness Prevention? Explaining Reductions in Homelessness in Germany and England

Dennis P. Culhane: The Costs of Homeless – A Perspective from the US

Maša Filipoviè Hrast: Media Representations of Homelessness and the Link to (Effective) Policies: The Case of Slovenia

Marie Loison-Leruste: Building Consensus? The French Experience of a ‘Consensus Conference’ on Homelessness

Lars-Erik Olsson & Marie Nordfeldt: Homelessness and the Tertiary Welfare System in Sweden – The Role of Welfare State and Non-profit Sector

Policy Evaluation

Ilja Hradecký: Building Capacity of Homeless Services in the Czech Republic

Sarah Johnsen & Suzanne Fitzpatrick: The Use of Enforcement to Combat Begging and Street Drinking in England: A High Risk Strategy?

Eoin O’Sullivan: Sustainable Solutions to Homelessness: The Irish Case

Agnes van der Poel, Cas Barendregt & Dike van de Mheen: Homelessness and other living Condition Characteristics of Drug Users 2003 - 2007, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Julia Wygnanska: The Impact of Structural Funding on Service Provision for the Homeless (EQUAL and Poland)

Think Pieces

Robert Aldridge: The Limitations of Cost Analysis in Relation to Homelessness

Iain Atherton & Carol McNaughton Nicholls: ‘Housing First’ as a Means of Addressing Multiple Needs and Homelessness

Paul Flatau & Kaylene Zaretzky: The Economic Evaluation of Homelessness Programmes

Reviews

Benjaminssen L and Christensen I (2007):Homelessness in Denmark 2007: National Survey(Marie Nordfelt )

Mayock, P. and O’Sullivan, E. (2007): Lives in crisis: Homeless young people in Dublinand Pillinger, J. (2007)Homeless Pathways: Developing effective strategies to address pathways into, through and out of homelessness (Deborah Quilgars)

Razpotnik, Š & Dekleva B (2007): On the street - homeless people talk about themselves and others talk about them (Maša Filipovi? Hrast)

Wolf, J, van Luijtelaar, L, Jansen, C & Altena, A (2007): Measuring client satisfaction in shelters and housing projects for homeless people (Rina Beers)