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dc.contributor.authorAnderson, Isobelen_UK
dc.contributor.editorSmith, SJen_UK
dc.contributor.editorElsinga, Men_UK
dc.contributor.editorO'Mahony, LFen_UK
dc.contributor.editorEng, OSen_UK
dc.contributor.editorWachter, Sen_UK
dc.contributor.editorFitzpatrick, Sen_UK
dc.description.abstractHomeless, 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.en_UK
dc.publisherElsevier Scienceen_UK
dc.relationAnderson 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.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInternational Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, 5en_UK
dc.rightsReprinted 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.comen_UK
dc.subjectHousing Rightsen_UK
dc.subjectHomelessness Great Britainen_UK
dc.subjectHousing policy Great Britainen_UK
dc.titlePolicies to Address Homelessness: Rights-Based Approachesen_UK
dc.typePart of book or chapter of booken_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.citation.btitleInternational Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Vol 5en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationHousing Studiesen_UK
rioxxterms.typeBook chapteren_UK
local.rioxx.authorAnderson, Isobel|0000-0001-8601-8049en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.contributorSmith, SJ|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorElsinga, M|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorO'Mahony, LF|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorEng, OS|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorWachter, S|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorFitzpatrick, S|en_UK
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