Homelessness in Detroit: A City in Crisis

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Essay #: 057761
Total text length is 8,549 characters (approximately 5.9 pages).

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Homelessness in Detroit: A City in Crisis
This paper examines one of the four sets of urban problems that Knox and McCarthy discuss in their text; the problem which will be examined is urban homelessness in the battered city of Detroit and a great deal of time will be devoted to exploring how it is framed. In doing so, the paper will look at how long the problem has been perceived as a problem and why it now appears to be growing in significance after a long time in which it was not given much consideration. From there, the paper will explore who defines the problem and who comes up with the solutions – such as they are. The essay will also consider what groups are affected and how they are perceived as being part of the resolution of the...
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