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Preface:  A Personal Down and Out in London and Paris

Part I: Introductions

Introduction: People Sleeping Rough at the Gare du Nord
Frame: Hoping for Home

Part II: Short-term Hopes – Surviving the Street

Chapter 1. Labour With, Off and On the Street
Chapter 2. Habiter: Making Shelter when Sleeping Rough
Chapter 3. Addiction Time: Cutting Through Time with Alcohol and Drugs

Part III: Towards the Future, Assisted

Chapter 4. Ruptures from Addiction Time: Institutional Support at Sun and EMO
Chapter 5. Between Relationships and the Projet de Vie: Social Work at Freedom    
Chapter 6. Towards a Room of One’s Own: Living in ‘Ruly’ Temporary Accommodation

Conclusion: Better Lives on the Street


Making Better Lives

Hope, Freedom and Home-Making among People Sleeping Rough in Paris

Johannes Lenhard

184 pages, 10 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-367-1 Hb Published (May 2022)

eISBN 978-1-80539-558-4 eBook