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Author Webber, Marlene, 1947- author

Title Street kids : the tragedy of Canada's runaways / Marlene Webber
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 261 pages) : illustrations
Contents Street kids -- Destroyed and destroying families -- Sexually exploited kids -- Homeless and hungry -- The crime traps: poverty and illiteracy -- Drugs: killing the pain -- Beating the street
Summary Webber cuts a comprehensible path through the tangle of forces, including family breakdown and social-service failure, that accelerate the tragedy of Canada's runaways. She suggests measures that might help more of them beat the streets
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 8, 2016)
Subject Homeless youth -- Canada.
Runaway teenagers -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442657316 (electronic bk.)
9781442657311 (electronic bk.)