supplies evidence on the nature, extent and experiences of homelessness in rural areas;
provides a wide-ranging theoretical, empirical and policy-related account of homelessness in rural areas;
offers a critique of policy responses to rural homelessness.
The book is aimed at students and academics in human geography, sociology, social policy, housing studies and rural studies. It will also be of interest to individuals and organisations dealing with housing, homelessness and other social issues in rural areas.
Paul Cloke is Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, Paul Milbourne is Senior Fellow in the Department of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University, and Rebekah Widdowfield is Research Fellow in the Department of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University.
Rural homelessness: an introduction; Researching rural homelessness; The cultural context of rural homelessness; The policy context of rural homelessness; Local welfare governance and rural homelessness; The spaces of rural homelessness; Experiencing rural homelessness; Tackling rural homelessness: the way ahead.