Homeless - Other homeless people are ex-offenders They have paid for their crime and yet they find themselves unable to find a job and therefore

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Other homeless people are ex-offenders. They have paid for their crime and yet they find themselves unable to find a job and therefore without resources. It is sad that many people coming out of prison have nowhere to go and may eventually end up in prison again. Often these people have been exposed to drugs in prison and will resort to dealing as a means of making money. Anyone is capable of turning to crime out of desperation, ending up harming others in an attempt to steal money. If people become homeless as a result of family breakdown or employment problems, should we not as a society make a stronger effort to help these people? Homelessness and having no money creates a climate for crime which is what we want to prevent. One of the ways of preventing it could be to offer more support to people before they find themselves homeless. For example, young people could have anonymous safe places to go to if they are in abusive situations. They should know that there is at least one adult at school who they can talk to, or a number they can phone. Although there
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Mr.bush during the Spring '12 term at UConn.

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Homeless - Other homeless people are ex-offenders They have paid for their crime and yet they find themselves unable to find a job and therefore

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