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Poverty and Profit in the American City

Evicted( )
Author: Desmond, Matthew
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.99
Book Description:

A New York Times BestsellerWinner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for General NonfictionWinner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for NonfictionWinner of the Pen/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for NonfictionWinner of The Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in NonfictionFinalist for the Los Angeles Times Book PrizeWinner of the 2017 Hillman Prize for Book JournalismWinner of the Chicago Tribute Heartland PrizeNamed One of the Best Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review *...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Poverty & Homelessness
Law / Landlord & Tenant
Business & Economics / General
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.8 x 8.6 x 1.4 Inches
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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