European Journal of Homelessness: Volume 7, Issue 2 - 2013
European Journal of Homelessness, Volume 7.2, December 2013 (Print ISSN : 2030-2762, Online ISSN : 2030-3106 )
Table of Contents and Editorial
Part A: Articles
Nicholas Pleace and Joanne Bretherton The Case for Housing First in the European Union: A Critical Evaluation of Concerns about Effectiveness
Liz Gosme The Europeanisation of Homelessness Policy: Myth or Reality?
Boróka Fehér and Anna Balogi From the Forest to Housing: Challenges Faced by Former Rough Sleepers in the Private Rental Market in Hungary
Part B: Policy Reviews
Isabel Baptista The First Portuguese Homelessness Strategy: Progress and Obstacles
Lars Benjaminsen *Policy Review Up-date: Results from the Housing First-based Danish Homelessness Strategy *
Rita Bence and Éva Tessza Udvarhelyi The Growing Criminalization of Homelessness in Hungary – A Brief Overview
Aidan Culhane and Niamh Randall Reflections on the Leuven Roundtable on Homelessness: the End of the Beginning?
John van Leerdam Analysing Costs and Benefits of Homelessness Policies in the Netherlands: Lessons for Europe
Michel Planije and Mathijs Tuynman Homelessness Policy in the Netherlands: Nationwide Access to Shelter under Pressure from Local Connection Criteria?
Olga Theodorikakou, Alexandra Alamanou and Kyriakos Katsadoros “Neo-homelessness” and the Greek Crisis
Peter O’Neill Meeting the Housing Needs of Vulnerable Homeless People in Northern Ireland
Part C: Think Pieces
Kate Amore Focusing on Conceptual Validity: A Response
Michele Lancione How is Homelessness?
Simon Güntner and Jamie Harding Active Inclusion – an Effective Strategy to Tackle Youth Homelessness?
Part D: Profiling Homelessness - Serbia and Croatia
Mina Petrovi? and Milena Timotijevi? Homelessness and Housing Exclusion in Serbia
Morena Šoštari? Homelessness in the Republic of Croatia: A Review of the Social Welfare System for Homeless People
Part E: Responses to “Preparing Homeless People for Independent Living…”
Ingrid Sahlin Preparing or Postponing?
Ronni Michelle Greenwood and Ana Stefancic Some Additional Thoughts on Housing and Services for Adults with Histories of Homelessness
Jeremy Swain A Comment
Volker Busch-Geertsema Swimming Can Better be Learned in the Water Than Anywhere Else
Part F: Responses to “The Discourse of Consumer Choice…”
Nicholas Pleace Consumer Choice in Housing First
Deborah K. Padgett Choices, Consequences and Context: Housing First and its Critics
Part G: Responses to “Varieties of Punitiveness…”
Don Mitchell On “Varieties of Punitiveness in Europe’’: A View from the United States
Stephen Gaetz The Criminalization of Homelessness: A Canadian Perspective
Marie-Eve Sylvestre Narratives of Punishment: Neoliberalism, Class Interests and the Politics of Social Exclusion
Evelyn Dyb Neo-liberal versus Social Democratic Policies on Homelessness: The Nordic Case
Joe Doherty Situating Homelessness
Jürgen von Mahs Punitive Approaches and Welfare State Intervention: Reflections and Future Research Directions
Part H: Research in Progress
Progress Report of On-going Research: A Strengths-Based Intervention for Homeless Youths - The Effectiveness and Fidelity of Houvast
The Risk of Homelessness in a Scandinavian Welfare State
Research Project on Prevention of Homelessness in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Caring for the Homeless and the Poor in Greece: Implications for the Future of Social Protection and Social Inclusion
Part I: Book Reviews
Symposium on Jürgen von Mahs (2013) Down and Out in Los Angeles and Berlin: The Sociospatial Exclusion of Homeless People.
Filipa Lourenço Menezes (2012) Percursos Sem-Abrigo. Histórias das ruas de Paris, Lisboa e Londres.
Josef Hegedus, Martin Lux and Nora Teller (Eds.) (2013) Social Housing in Transition Countries.
Kristina E. Gibson (2011) Street Kids – Homeless Youth, Outreach and the Policing of New York’s Streets.
Ella Howard (2013) Homeless: Poverty and Place in Urban America.
Vanessa Oliver (2013) Healing Home: Health and Homelessness in the Life Stories of Young Women.
Ray Forrest and Ngai-Ming Yip (Eds.) (2013) Young People and Housing: Transitions, Trajectories and Generational Fractures.
Stadt Wien [City of Vienna] (Ed.; 2012) Evaluierung Wiener Wohnungslosenhilfe. Zusammenfassung des Endberichts [Evaluation of the Viennese Homeless Service System: Summary of Final Report].
Volker Busch-Geertsema and Ekke-Ulf Ruhstrat (2012) Mobile Mieterhilfe Bielefeld. Ein Modellprojekt zur Aufsuchenden Präventionsarbeit eines freien Trägers in enger Kooperation mit der Wohnungswirtschaft. Evaluation im Auftrag von Bethel.regional in den von Bodelschwingschen Stiftungen Bethel. [Mobile Debt Management in Bielefeld – Pilot Preventative Services with Home Visits to Tenants with Rent Arrears. by a Non-profit Provider in Close Cooperation with Housing Companies]
Jessie Hohmann (2013) The Right to Housing – Law, Concepts, Possibilities.