Invisible Nation (Paperback)
Homeless Families in America
University of California Press, 9780520292673, 240pp.
Publication Date: October 25, 2016
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More than 2.5 million children are homeless in the United States every year. In every state, children are living packed in with relatives, or in cars, or motel rooms, or emergency shelters, the only constant being too many people in too little space. In a vividly-written narrative, experienced journalist Richard Schweid takes us on a spirited journey through this "invisible nation," giving us front-row dispatches. Based on in-depth reporting from five major cities, Invisible Nation looks backward at the historical context of family homelessness, as well as forward at what needs to be done to alleviate this widespread, although often hidden, poverty. Invisible Nation is a riveting must-read for anyone who wants to know what is happening to the millions of families living at the bottom of the economy.
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Praise For Invisible Nation: Homeless Families in America…
— WBUR, The ARTery
— Journal of Children and Poverty