3 edition of Evicted! found in the catalog.
David A. Schultz
Includes bibliographical references (p. -226) and index.
|LC Classifications||KF5599 .S38 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||233 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||233|
|ISBN 10||0313353441, 031335345X|
|ISBN 10||9780313353444, 9780313353451|
|LC Control Number||2009030411|
" Evicted is astonishing - a masterpiece of writing and research that fills a tremendous gap in our understanding of poverty. Taking us into some of America's poorest neighborhoods, Desmond illustrates how eviction leads to a cascade of events, often triggered by something as simple as a child throwing a snowball at a car, that can trap. The result is an exhaustively researched, vividly realized and, above all, unignorable book — after “Evicted,” it will no longer be possible to have a serious discussion about poverty.
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“Written with the vividness of a novel, [ Evicted] offers a dark mirror of middle-class America’s obsession with real estate, laying bare the workings of the low end of the market, where evictions have become just another part of an often lucrative Cited by: The official website of Matthew Desmond, author of EVICTED: POVERTY AND PROFIT IN THE AMERICAN CITY.
Matthew Evicted! book also the John L. Loeb Associate Professor. It is no surprise that "Evicted" was the University Wisconsin-Madison's Go Big Red book read fora book chosen by the chancellor and worked into campus-wide discussions and events. Set in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it examines the lives of a number of people who deal with eviction and the property owners/5(K).
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City is a non-fiction book by the American author Matthew Desmond. Set in the poorest areas of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the book follows eight families struggling to pay rent to their landlords during the financial crisis of –Cited by: He is the author of four books, including Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (), which won the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Carnegie Medal, and PEN / John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction.
Hailed as “wrenching and revelatory” (The Nation), “vivid and unsettling” (New York Review of Books), Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of twenty-first-century America’s most devastating problems.
“Evicted is a striking account of a severe and rapidly developing form of economic hardship in the U.S. Matthew Desmond’s riveting narrative of the experiences of families in Milwaukee embroiled in the process of eviction will not only shock general readers, but it will broaden the perspective of experts on urban poverty as well.
Sign me up for news about Matthew Desmond Sign me up for news about books, authors, and more from Penguin Random House. Evicted by Matthew Desmond review – what if the problem of poverty is that it’s profitable to other people. ‘There is an enormous amount. Evicted tells the story of the eviction epidemic in America, focusing on eight families in Milwaukee.
Sherenna was a teacher before becoming a professional landlord, running her business with her husband, Quentin. One of her tenants, Lamar, is a single father of two boys who does not have legs.
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 after paying for their rundown apartment.
Scott is a gentle nurse consumed by a heroin addiction. As the book explains, a landlord is subject to a big fine if (s)he doesn’t submit a plan to “abate the nuisance” that is accepted by the police. The path of least resistance, and often the only one the police will approve, is eviction of the offending tenant/5(K).
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City was published in and brought Desmond to international prominence. The book received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction, and the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award.
Desmond was also awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Grant in 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 /5(96). About Evicted. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • One of the most acclaimed books of our time, this modern classic “has set a new standard for reporting on poverty” (Barbara Ehrenreich, The New York Times Book Review).
In Evicted, Princeton sociologist and. He is the author of four books, including Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, which won the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Carnegie Medal, and PEN / John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction.
The principal investigator of The Eviction Lab, Desmond’s research focuses on poverty in America, city life Brand: Crown Publishing Group.
An awkward silence falls. The burden of “Evicted,” Matthew Desmond’s astonishing book, is to show that the world Lamar inhabits is indeed hell, or as close an approximation as you are likely to. Just a few days before we met, I finished reading Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond, a sociologist at Princeton University and a grantee of our foundation.
I can see why Desmond received one of the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grants and won a Pulitzer for his book. He argues that universal housing vouchers and publicly funded legal services for the evicted (90 percent lack attorneys in housing courts) would help alleviate this growing, often overlooked housing crisis.
This stunning, remarkable book—a scholar’s 21st-century How the Other Half Lives—demands a wide : Matthew Desmond. Did your opinions change after reading the book. If so, how. In Evicted, author Matthew Desmond takes a narrative approach to an important topic and follows the stories of several real people.
Which person’s story were you most drawn to and why. Sherrena Tarver claimed to have found her calling as an inner-city entrepreneur, stating. He is the author of four books, including Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, which won the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Carnegie Medal, and PEN / John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction.
The principal investigator of The Eviction Lab, Desmond's research focuses on poverty in America, city life /5(97).Sherenna is short, with a loud, joyous laugh. Yet today she is not laughing, because she has to evict Lamar, a man with no Lamar first fell behind on rent, she was hesitant to evict him, telling Quentin: “I love Lamar,” before admitting: “But love don’t pay the .Eviction affects all kinds of people, but poor women of color and their children suffer its effects at a disproportionate rate.
In Milwaukee, 1 in 5 black female renters has been evicted, compared to 1 in 12 Hispanic women and 1 in 15 white women. Most evictions involve children, and eviction is a central cause of child homelessness.