Organizing homeless people

Exploring the emergence of a user organization in Denmark

Bidragets oversatte titel: Organiseringen af hjemløse: Om en brugerorganisations fremkost i Danmark

Jørgen Anker

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Resumé

Udgivelsesdato: February
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftCritical Social Policy
Vol/bind28
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)27-50
Antal sider23
ISSN0261-0183
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2008

Emneord

  • Hjemløse
  • brugerorganisering
  • Socialpolitik
  • Sociale bevægelser
  • Velfærdsstat

Citer dette

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Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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