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David P. Kennedy; Ryan A. Brown; Daniela Golinelli; Suzanne L. Wenzel; Joan S. Tucker; Samuel R. Wertheimer
HIV continues to be a serious public health problem for men who have sex with women (MSW), especially homeless MSW. Although consideration of gender has improved HIV prevention interventions, most of the research and intervention development has...
Kristin Ferguson
Homeless, street-dwelling youths are an at-risk population who often use survival behaviors to meet their basic needs. The traditional outreach approach brings services into the streets, yet does not adequately replace the youths' high-risk...
Erick G. Guerrero; Benjamin Henwood; Suzanne L. Wenzel
Homeless people are among the most marginalized individuals in the United States and experience significant rates of morbidity and mortality. Los Angeles County, California, has the highest concentration of homeless individuals in the nation, and...
Anamika Barman-Adhikari, Robin Petering, Rebecca Lengnick-Hall, Eric Rice, Harmony Rhoades, Sarah McCune
Little is known about rates and correlates of service use or the role that social context plays in service engagement among homeless youth. This study compares two distinct service areas and uses a social network approach to examine how...
Xinning Gui, Julien Forbat, Bonnie Nardi, Dan Stokols
This is a qualitative study of ICT (information and communication technology) use among a group of homeless people on Skid Row, Los Angeles. Participants in the ethnographic study frequently used mobile phones and computers, but not for the...
Jürgen von. Mahs
This article examines the effects of homeless policy on single homeless people’s exit potential in Los Angeles and Berlin, Germany, to understand why the numbers and characteristics of the city’s homeless populations are similar despite different...