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Homecomer

  • By: Craig J. Forsyth
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

The concept of the homecomer, although born in the literature of ancient Greece, received sociological recognition after World War II, when soldiers began returning home. Homecomers are people who leave their home for an extended period and expect to return to ...

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