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Homelessness: General Overview

This research guide promotes further study and conversation around the annual Rubenstein Social Justice Award.

Homelessness: General Overview - Articles

Caton, C. L. M., Dominguez, B., Schanzer, B., & Hasin, D. S. (2005). Risk Factors for Long-Term Homelessness : Findings From a Longitudinal Study of First-Time Homeless Single Adults.

Davis, E., Tamayo, A., & Fernandez, A. (2012). “Because Somebody Cared about Me. That’s How It Changed Things”: Homeless, Chronically Ill Patients’ Perspectives on Case Management. PLoS ONE, 7(9), 1–8.

Farrell, D. (2012). Understanding the Psychodynamics of Chronic Homelessness from a Self Psychological Perspective. Clinical Social Work Journal, 40(3), 337–347.

Glynn, C., & Fox, E. B. (2017). Dynamics of homelessness in urban America, 1–54. Retrieved from

Hertlein, K. M., & Killmer, J. M. (2004). Toward differentiated decision-making: Family systems theory with the homeless clinical population. American Journal of Family Therapy, 32(3), 255–270.

Jost, J. J., Levitt, A. J., & Porcu, L. (2011). Street to home: The experiences of long-term unsheltered homeless individuals in an outreach and housing placement program. Qualitative Social Work, 10(2), 244–263.

Miller, D. L., Creswell, J. W., & Olander, L. S. (1998). Writing and retelling multiple ethnographic tales of a soup kitchen for the homeless. Qualitative Inquiry, 4(4), 469–491.

Murphy, J., & Tobin, K. (2014). Homelessness in the U.S.: A historical analysis. American Educational History Journal, 41(2), 267.

National Alliance to End Homelessness in America. (2017). The State of Homelessness in America - National Alliance to End Homelessness. Retrieved March 4, 2018, from

Padgett, D. K., & Henwood, B. F. (2012). Qualitative Research for and in Practice: Findings from Studies with Homeless Adults Who Have Serious Mental Illness and Co-Occurring Substance Abuse. Clinical Social Work Journal, 40(2), 187–193.

Streim, D. (2017). A Coordinated Response to Homelessness in Los Angeles- Reforming the System to Deliver Better Outcomes. Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law, 25(3), 319–327.

Taylor, K. P., Cunningham, A., Schultz, L., Jager-Hyman, S., Sposato, R., Evans, A., … Creed, T. A. (2016). Using a Cognitive Behavioral Framework to Train Staff Serving Individuals Who Experience Chronic Homelessness. Journal of Community Psychology, 44(5), 674–680.

Homelessness - General Overview - Books (by title A-L)

Homeless: General Overview - Books (by title M-Z)