Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

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An NPHM essential read, Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they each struggle to keep a roof over their heads.

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

  • Format: Paperback
  • Availability: Ships in 7-10 days
  • Crown
  • Publication Date: February 2017
  • Written by Matthew Desmond

About the book

An NPHM essential read, Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they each struggle to keep a roof over their heads.

Evicted works to give readers a new understanding of poverty, its implications, and how our systems continually harm those experiencing financial instability, while sharing out ways that our systems and everyday people can address this prevalent problem.