|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Book Chapters and Sections|
|Title:||Policies to Address Homelessness: Rights-Based Approaches|
|Citation:||Anderson I (2012) Policies to Address Homelessness: Rights-Based Approaches. In: Smith S, Elsinga M, O'Mahony L, Eng O, Wachter S & Fitzpatrick S (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Vol 5. International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, 5. Oxford: Elsevier Science, pp. 249-254. http://www.elsevierdirect.com/article.jsp?pageid=11696|
Homelessness Great Britain
Housing policy Great Britain
|Series/Report no.:||International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, 5|
|Abstract:||Homeless, To be homeless: state of lacking adequate shelter; state of lacking a secure, adequate, affordable private space from which to conduct one's life. Note that definitions vary according to social and cultural context as well as national and international legal frameworks. Homelessness: Recognised social phenomenon of identifiable population lacking adequate housing; field for welfare policy intervention by state and non-state agencies in local, national, and international spheres. Justiciable right to housing: Right to housing which is enshrined in law and legally enforceable through the court system in a nation state by individuals or households lacking adequate accommodation. Social right to housing: Right to housing conveyed through a national constitution, a national welfare system, or an international treaty which acknowledges housing as a fundamental human right for those subject of such a constitution, welfare state, or international treaty, and where states seek to ensure housing as a human right but do not necessarily guarantee an individual right enforceable at law.|
|Rights:||Reprinted from International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Susan J Smith (ed), ‘Policies to Address Homelessness: Rights-Based Approaches’, by Isobel Anderson, pp.249-254, Copyright 2012, with permission from Elsevier. The original chapter is available from http://www.elsevier.com|
|ANDERSON HOUS_E-offprint_00385.pdf||Fulltext - Published Version||518.63 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
The metadata of the records in the Repository are available under the CC0 public domain dedication: No Rights Reserved https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.