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Stephen Gaetz
This literature review is an attempt to synthesize Canadian research on homelessness, with a specific focus on research conducted in Toronto. That is, the literature presented here will emphasize studies conducted in Toronto and/or studies from...
Stephen Gaetz
This article explores the victimization that street youth experience, living in Toronto, Canada. Street youth are much more likely than domiciled youth to be victims of various types of crimes. Specifically, young homeless women face increased...
Stephen Gaetz
This report has been prepared for Justice for Children and Youth. It is a preliminary summary of the findings of research conducted in 2001-2002, in order to evaluate the legal and justice issues of homeless and street involved youth in Toronto.
Stephen Gaetz
A report of a research on homelessness conducted for the City of Toronto.
Stephen Gaetz
This is a chapter in the book "Gendered Intersections: A Collection of Readings for Women’s and Gender Studies", which explores the issues of feminism and gender equality.
Stephen Gaetz
Street youth are much more likely than domiciled youth to be victims of a broad range of crimes; in particular, young women who are homeless face increased vulnerability to violent crime, including sexual assault. While background variables (a...
Stephen Gaetz
Discharge planning and prisoner re-entry programs exist to ease the transition of prisoners back into society. But there are limited resources for these programs. Those who work in services providing support to homeless populations (shelters and...
Stephen Gaetz
FREE Access to Full Text: This editorial discusses approaches to ending homelessness in Canada. Featured in the "Future of Homeless Services" Special Issue, the guest edited by the Homelessness Resource Center, was published in the Open Health...
Stephen Gaetz
As the homelessness crisis in Canada has worsened over the past 15 years, it has become increasingly apparent that we need to re-evaluate our approach to this critical issue. There is no doubt that we are in the midst of a crisis. The numbers of...
Stephen Gaetz
At any given moment, about 3 million American women, men, and children are homeless. And another 5 million Americans spend over 50% of their incomes on housing, meaning that one missed paycheck, one health crisis, or one unpaid utility bill can push...
Stephen Gaetz
This report summarizes what we know about the cost of addressing homelessness by looking at key literature from Canada and the United States. What becomes clear is that the status quo is actually really expensive. It may seem counter intuitive to...
Stephen Gaetz
The thought of ending youth homelessness can feel like an impossible task given the overwhelming scope of the problem and its apparent complexity. However, a lot is known about effectively responding to youth homelessness. In this concluding chapter...
Stephen Gaetz
This edition of the Canadian Review of Social Policy brings together a sampling of papers presented at the Canadian Conference on Homelessness, held at York University in 2005. Over 700 people gathered at this first large-scale conference on...
Stephen Gaetz
In recent years, Housing First has emerged as a key response to homelessness in many parts of the world including the United States, Europe and across Canada. It is considered to be a highly significant policy and practice innovation that has had a...