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Paradigm of Rural Homelessness: A case study of Clinton County, New York

Spissinger, Jessica

Rural homelessness is a social problem that has drawn limited scholarly attention in the social work field. This case study of Clinton County, New York, examines the existing service structure to address homelessness while highlighting challenges universal to rural homelessness as a widespread phenomenon. This paper considers possible long-term solutions to rural homelessness, and argues for a structurally based approach to understanding homelessness, either in an urban or rural setting.

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Columbia University Journal of Student Social Work

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Social Work
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February 8, 2013