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Joanne Neale
This commentary explores the relationships between homelessness, drug use and Hepatitis C infection, within the broader context of social exclusion. Although it is difficult to estimate the number of homeless people who are misusing drugs or the...
Joanne Neale
Although homelessness is a risk factor for HCV infection, there is a lack of research exploring the relationship between living in a hostel for homeless people and blood-borne viruses. The tendency to focus on risky injecting practices and HCV has...
Joanne Neale
Qualitative data were deployed to explore the spatial needs of homeless drug users staying in hostels and night shelters. Findings indicated that Fitzpatrick and LaGory's four categories of spatial need (‘privacy’, ‘personal space’, ‘social...
Joanne Neale, Caral Stevenson
In this paper, we explore the relationships of homeless hostel residents who use drugs and alcohol in order to ascertain the nature and extent of their social and recovery capital. Homelessness is a complex historically, socially, culturally,...
Sarah. Nettleton, Joanne. Neale, Caral. Stevenson
A growing social science literature demonstrates that sleep is not merely a personal matter but also a political problem and a public health issue. Taking this as a point of departure, our article presents an analysis of sleeping practices amongst...