Homelessness Annotated Bibliography Essay

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Kaitlyn Hardin Herbert English 101-2 12 December 2013 Homelessness Annotated Bibliography Bassuk, Ellen L., and Lynn Rosenberg. "Why does family homelessness occur? A case-control study." American Journal of Public Health 78.7 (1988): 783-788. This article was focused on the correlation and similarities/differences between homeless female-headed homes and housed female-headed homes. This article covered a various amount of tests and studies done on two groups of women, the housed and the homeless, finding out their background, past education, martial status, number of children, etc. If asked I would describe this article as a study based journal that carried shocking statistics of the truths behind homelessness and single parented…show more content…
I learned that there is a shocking number of children that are homeless and do not have an income or even food as a guarantee and this is right here in America. I consider this information reliable but not to the extent of my first because there are some strong opinions on this topic which makes it harder for this one topic to be seen as 100% reliable on a factual standpoint. I believe the goal of this source is to inform its reader of the more unusual facts about homelessness and show the true statistics and make people realize it isn’t as uncommon as people may think it is. I chose this source because it covers my must know which stated that homelessness is not subject to just adults but rather children and quite a few of them for that…show more content…
The main argument of this source is that being homelessness is almost like a prison you can’t escape from, It talks about how your freedom as a citizen is almost lost because you are seen as a social outcast and not welcome in certain areas of many different cities. A few of the topics that are covered are the constitution, freedom of citizens and personal issues that lead onto poverty in homelessness. If I was asked about this article I would respond calling it aggressive very different to all my other sources. This source is by far the most relevant and useful source that I have
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