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Evicted

Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond

In Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of 21st-century America's most devastating problems. Its unforgettable sc...
Publish Date
2017
February 28
First Published in 2016
Goodreads rating
4.48
ISBN
9780553447453
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
Gave me a better sense of what it is like to be very poor in this country than anything else I have read.     source
Aug 04, 2020
The wave of national evictions that will happen over the next month is going to be devastating and the effects will be long-lasting. @just_shelter's book "Evicted" is worth your time. Here are my notes from when I first read it in 2017:     source