Grant, Roy, M.A., et al. "Twenty-Five Years of Child and Family Homelessness: Where are we
Now?" American Journal of Public Health 103.2 (2013): E1-E10. ProQuest. Web. 1 Mar. 2014.
Roy Grant, M.A., et al. conducted a review of family and childhood homelessness over a
course between a twenty-five year span of the 1980’s to 2013. They reviewed journal articles, government reports, and news stories to find any changes in conditions or the amount of family and childhood homelessness. The review concluded family and childhood homelessness still exists but at a larger scale than in the earlier years and a decrease in the attention given to childhood and family homelessness. They also reported ...view middle of the document...
The information supports my claim, homeless children and their families benefit from programs that offer help.
Anooshian, Linda J. "Violence and Aggression in the Lives of Homeless Children." Journal of
Family Violence 20.6 (2005): 373-87. ProQuest. Web. 1 Mar. 2014.
Linda J. Anooshian’s research looked at the affects of aggression and violence among homeless children. The research used interviews given to 93 sets of homeless mothers and their children. The data compared the children’s behavioral problems determining how the amount of violence and aggression contributes to a child’s behavior. She concluded a strong need for supportive intervention programs for homeless children and their families. The research supports my claim that children feel the effects of homelessness and benefit from intervention programs.
Thrasher, Shirley P., and Carol T. Mowbray. "A Strengths Perspective: An Ethnographic Study
of Homeless Women with Children." Health & social work 20.2 (1995): 93
101. ProQuest. Web. 1 Mar. 2014.
Shirley P. Thrasher and Carol T. Mowbray say that families make up one-third of the homeless population and women with children is the fastest growing sub-group. One study used a sample of homeless women and their children who were living in shelters in the United States. The study found many reasons for homelessness among the women and their children; some women linked homelessness to a reduction in government help. Thrasher and Mowbray...