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Evicted

Poverty and Profit in the American City

Evicted( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Desmond, Matthew
ISBN:978-0-553-44743-9
Publication Date:Mar 2016
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Crown
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

New York Times Bestseller From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America   In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Arleen is a single mother trying to raise her two sons on the $20 a month she has left...
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Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Business & Economics / General
Social Science / Poverty & Homelessness
Law / Landlord & Tenant
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.68 x 9.54 x 1.38 Inches
Book Weight:1.49 Pounds
Author Biography
Desmond, Matthew (Author)
Matthew Desmond received a bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2010. He is a professor of social sciences at Harvard University. His books include On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters, Race in America written with Mustafa Emirbayer, The Racial Order written with Mustafa Emirbayer, and Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, which won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction in 2017.

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