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Lars Benjaminsen
This article analyses the risk of homelessness in the Danish adult population. The study is based on individual, administrative micro-data for about 4.15 million Danes who were 18 years or older on 1 January 2002. Homelessness is measured by shelter...
Lars Benjaminsen
There is a paradigm shift that has taken place regarding homelessness interventions in recent years with the Housing First program - early access to permanent housing in combination with intensive social support which has been shown to improve the...
Lars Benjaminsen, Marcus Knutagård
The interaction between research and policy development has played an important role in the transformation of homelessness policies and services over the last decade. Evidence from research on Housing First programmes and interventions in North...
Lars Benjaminsen, Stefan Bastholm Andrade
This article compares patterns of homeless shelter use in Denmark and the USA. Combining data from homeless shelters in Denmark with population registers, we find that the prevalence of shelter use is substantially lower in Denmark than in the USA....
Lars Benjaminsen, Evelyn Dyb, Eoin O’Sullivan
This paper describes and compares experiences from two distinct welfare regimes – liberal and social democratic – in devising and implementing strategic plans to reduce homelessness. National strategies to reduce homelessness have been adopted in a...
Boróka Fehér, Dennis P. Culhane, Eoin O’Sullivan, Freek Spinnewijn, Guy Johnson, Ilkka Taipale, Julien Damon, Lars Benjaminsen, Marcus Knutagård, Maria Ohisalo, Marybeth Shinn, Michele Lancione, Nicholas Pleace, Nóra Teller, Riitta Granfelt, Saija Turunen, Stephen Gaetz, Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Volker Busch-Geertsema
This is a collection of essays that includes a wide range of scenarios: from the optimistic to the dystopian, from the pragmatic to the idealistic, and many more in between. The idea of this book is to distill the wisdom needed to end homelessness...
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Content Editorial Articles Nicholas Pleace and Joanne BrethertonThe Case for Housing First in the European Union: A Critical Evaluation of Concerns about Effectiveness Liz GosmeThe Europeanisation of Homelessness...
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Social work with homeless people takes many forms, including work in residential, employment, health, education and legal services and social workers’ experiences may differ from service to service and from country to country. Changes in national...
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Content Editorial Articles Researching Homelessness in Europe Theoretical Perspectives Nicholas Pleace  Homelessness Research and Policy Development:Examples from the Nordic Countries  Lars Benjaminsen and Marcus Knutagård An Emerging Research...