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Homelessness and Relationships

  • By: Marybeth Shinn
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

People who are homeless sometimes lack positive relationships with others who might have provided them a social safety net to prevent homelessness. Indeed, some scholars consider social isolation or “disaffiliation” a defining characteristic of homelessness. This entry ...

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