Evicted

Author: Matthew Desmond
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0553447440
Size: 35.18 MB
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WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE GENERAL NON-FICTION 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 ...

Evicted

Author: Matthew Desmond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241260876
Size: 68.84 MB
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Scott, a nurse turned addict, lives in a gutted-out trailer. This is their world. And this is the twenty-first century: where fewer and fewer people can afford a simple roof over their head.

Evicted

Author: Matthew Desmond
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 0553447432
Size: 30.35 MB
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In the inner city, eviction has become ordinary, especially for single mothers. In vivid, intimate prose, Desmond provides a ground-level view of one of the most urgent issues facing America today.

On The Fireline

Author: Matthew Desmond
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226144070
Size: 23.11 MB
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On the Fireline shows that these firefighters aren’t the adrenaline junkies or romantic heroes as they’re so often portrayed.

Evicted

Author: Instaread
Publisher: Instaread Summaries
ISBN: 1945251042
Size: 59.71 MB
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Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Author: Katherine Boo
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679643958
Size: 13.20 MB
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In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift ...

On The Run

Author: Alice Goffman
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1250065674
Size: 44.11 MB
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"A remarkable feat of reporting . . . The level of detail in this book and Goffman's ability to understand her subjects' motivations are astonishing—and riveting."—The New York Times Book Review

Race In America

Author: Matthew Desmond
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393937657
Size: 27.38 MB
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Every chapter of Race in America examines how racism intersects with other forms of social division--those based on gender, class, sexuality, ability, religion, and nationhood--as well as how whiteness surrounds us in unnamed ways that ...

Great American City

Author: Robert J. Sampson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226734560
Size: 65.54 MB
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To demonstrate the powerfully enduring effect of place, this text reviews a decade of research in Chicago, to demonstrate how neighborhoods influence social phenomena, including crime, health, civic engagement & altruism.

Poverty And Place

Author: Paul A. Jargowsky
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 161044308X
Size: 26.19 MB
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Poverty and Place sets forth the facts necessary to inform the public understanding of the growth of concentrated poverty, and confronts essential questions about how the spiral of urban decay in our nation's cities can be reversed.