[Josephine Ensign] free Catching Homelessness epub


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  • Catching Homelessness
  • Josephine Ensign
  • en
  • 02 December 2019
  • 9781631521171

10 thoughts on “Catching Homelessness

  1. says:

    This is 25 stars for me but I’m giving it three starts because of the first 150 pages of the book However I think the title is misleading because this is much much about the true story of Ms Ensign’s experience working in a clinic that served low income and homeless individuals in the mid late 80s That story is interesting well written and raises some great uestions but it is not the story that I think the blurb and the title suggest S

  2. says:

    Great effort on the overarching policy and other people's story but didn't really delve enough into the titular n

  3. says:

    It is hard to review this book as it is a very personal story in many ways That I don't feel I can comment on But the work she did with homeless people her humanity her honesty her struggles in working with this difficult population

  4. says:

    There were a few standout sections like a brief one in which Ensign gives a cursory description of the political movements around homelessness on both sides and another in which she describes trying to keep her composure while treating a fes

  5. says:

    An interesting read but not what I expected The author spends the bulk of the book detailing a free clinic in the late 1980's Her decline into precarious housing is brief and so is the description of how she pulled herself

  6. says:

    I found this book both interesting and educational I learned a tremendous amount and was moved by the author's story which illustrated just how uickly one's life can unravel Highly recommend

  7. says:

    15 starsI was very disappointed with this one Firstly the publisher's description claims this book is about a nurse who falls through the safety net becoming homeless after she loses her job family Right from the get go this is just false information Ensign doesn't lose her job she uits She doesn't lose her family she leaves them An

  8. says:

    A very big letdown She did not fall through the safety net She uit her job didn't live with a friend she could have because she was too proud to ask didn't live with her parents when they offered and had apartments though filthy poor ones as well as a shed on her parents' property She was not homeless she was hou

  9. says:

    Not sure what I was expecting a road map to homelessness This is an interesting memoir but fell short of my expe

  10. says:

    I really enjoyed this memoir Parts of it felt a bit disconnected w certain details left out I agree with other reviewers that the title is misleading; there is not much timespace devoted to the author’s specifi

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Catching Homelessness

Hing Homelessness Ensign reflects on how this work has changed her and how her work has changed through the experience of being homeless providing a piercing look at the homelessness industry nursing and our country s health care safety n 15 starsI was very disappointed with this one Firstly the publisher s description claims this book is about a nurse who falls through the

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Lationships with patients and co workers her worldview was shattered and after losing her job family and house she became homeless herself She reconstructed her life with altered views on homelessness and on the health care system In Catc There were a few standout sections like a brief one in which Ensign gives a cursory description of the political movements around homeles

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At the beginning of the homelessness epidemic in the 1980s Josephine Ensign was a young white Southern Christian wife mother and nurse running a new medical clinic for the homeless in the heart of the South Through her work and intense re This is 25 stars for me but I m giving it three starts because of the first 150 pages of the book However I think the title is misleadi


About the Author: Josephine Ensign

Josephine Ensign is a professor at the University of Washington Seattle where she teaches community health health policy and narrative medicine A graduate of Oberlin College the Medical College of Virginia and Johns Hopkins University she has been a nurse for over thirty years providing health care for homeless and marginalized populations She is an alumna of Hedgebrook and the Community