Understanding family conflict as it relates to young people experiencing homelessness

Steven Roche, Justin Barker, Paul Turton

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What is clear, and has been established in scholarship on youth homelessness for some time, is that homelessness and its causes are complex and multi-faceted relating to the structural, familial and personal impediments that contribute to young people's marginalisation. However, we also know that, both in Australia and internationally, family conflict and breakdown is one of the most significant factors in young people becoming homeless, a group which accounts for about one quarter of the total homeless population in Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationParity
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2017

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