Is Violence at the Root of Homelessness for Women?

Is Violence at the Root of Homelessness for Women? Sex Roles (2011) 64:585–588 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9898-8 BOOK REVIEW Hard Lives, Mean Streets: Violence in the Lives of Homeless Women. By Jana L. Jasinski, Jennifer K. Wesely, James D. Wright, and Elizabeth E. Mustaine, Boston, Northeastern University Press; Hanover, University Press of New England, 2010. 193 pp. $24.95 (softcover) ISBN: 978-1-55553-721-0 Marybeth Shinn Published online: 23 December 2010 # Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 In Hard Lives, Mean Streets, Jasinski and her colleagues women is intimately linked to the violence they experience detail the horrific violence experienced by many homeless as children and adults, so the path to prevention is to stop women in the United States using survey data gathered the violence perpetrated against them” (p. 160). from 737 women recruited at homeless shelters in four Of course, this is a book about violence in the lives of Florida cities, and in-depth qualitative interviews with 20 homeless women, and the authors’ are entitled to their women in Orlando. The interweaving of women’s stories focus. However, two features of the study’s methodology with quantitative data and information culled from the contribute to what I believe to be a misleading picture. literature makes for gripping reading. The book also First, a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Is Violence at the Root of Homelessness for Women?

Sex Roles , Volume 64 (8) – Dec 23, 2010
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Copyright © 2010 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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10.1007/s11199-010-9898-8
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Sex Roles (2011) 64:585–588 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9898-8 BOOK REVIEW Hard Lives, Mean Streets: Violence in the Lives of Homeless Women. By Jana L. Jasinski, Jennifer K. Wesely, James D. Wright, and Elizabeth E. Mustaine, Boston, Northeastern University Press; Hanover, University Press of New England, 2010. 193 pp. $24.95 (softcover) ISBN: 978-1-55553-721-0 Marybeth Shinn Published online: 23 December 2010 # Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 In Hard Lives, Mean Streets, Jasinski and her colleagues women is intimately linked to the violence they experience detail the horrific violence experienced by many homeless as children and adults, so the path to prevention is to stop women in the United States using survey data gathered the violence perpetrated against them” (p. 160). from 737 women recruited at homeless shelters in four Of course, this is a book about violence in the lives of Florida cities, and in-depth qualitative interviews with 20 homeless women, and the authors’ are entitled to their women in Orlando. The interweaving of women’s stories focus. However, two features of the study’s methodology with quantitative data and information culled from the contribute to what I believe to be a misleading picture. literature makes for gripping reading. The book also First, a

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Published: Dec 23, 2010

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