MEAN STREETS: A REPORT ON THE CRIMINALISATION OF HOMELESSNESS IN EUROPE

 


Coordinated by Guillem Fernàndez Evangelista. 
Edited by Samara Jones.


 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Foreword by Raquel Rolnik, United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, and Maria Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

Executive Summary

PART I: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK

Chapter 1: Applying Human Rights Based Approach to Homelessness - Dr Padraic Kenna and Guillem Fernàndez Evangelista

Chapter 2: Penalization of Homelessness - Guillem Fernàndez Evangelista

PART II: WHAT DOES PENALISING HOMELESSNESS LOOK LIKE?

Chapter 3: Penal visions of homelessness and responsibilization in Belgium – Cory Potts and Lucie Martin

Chapter 4: Criminalisation of homelessness in Poland - Łukasz Browarczyk

Chapter 5: Criminalisation of homelessness in Hungary - Balint Misetics

Chapter 6: Penalisation of Homelessness and access to housing - Marc Uhry, Jamie Burton, Dr Padraic Kenna, Samara Jones, Guillem Fernàndez Evangelista

Chapter 7: Penalisation of Homelessness and prison - Eoin O’Sullivan and Guillem Fernàndez Evangelista

PART III: GOOD PRACTICES 

Chapter 8: Prevention, Homelessness Strategies and Housing Rights in Europe - Guillem Fernàndez Evangelista

Chapter 9: Homeless people at the Barcelona Airport. A model of Inter-administration coordination – Carme Fortea Busquets

Chapter 10: Addressing legal needs of homeless people in Sydney, Australia - The Homeless Persons’ Legal Service - Louis Schetzer

Chapter 11: The role of the University in promoting access to legal rights for people living in social exclusion- Antonio Madrid Perez

Chapter 12: Ombudsmen and NGO’s: Defending the rights of homeless people - Quim Arrufat and Guillem Fernàndez Evangelista

Chapter 13: The City is For All from the Human Rights Based Approach - Balint Misetics

Chapter 14: NGO’s, legal services and strategic litigation. Fighting against homelessness from a Human Rights Based Approach, Antonio Madrid Perez and Guillem Fernandez Evangelista

EPILOGUE by Iñaki Rivera Beiras

 

Author: 
Guillem Fernàndez Evangelista
Year of publication: 
2 013
Organisation: 
Housing Rights Watch, FEANTSA, Fondation Abbé Pierre
Subject: 
Criminalisation
Criminalisation