• Summary of Evicted: by Michael Desmond | Includes Analysis

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  • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
  • Length: 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 04-18-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Instaread
  • 4.0 (8 ratings)

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Summary of Evicted by Michael Desmond | Includes Analysis
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Matthew Desmond's Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City is a sociological study of evictions, housing, and homelessness in Milwaukee. The book follows the lives of a number of tenants and landlords in order to examine how access to housing affects the poor. Desmond also includes historical background, statistics, and research findings to provide context for his narratives.
Shelter is central to an individual's life, happiness, and stability. Eviction is hugely disruptive, and those who are evicted face loss of property, intensified poverty, and an erosion in quality of housing. Evictions also disrupt jobs, and may increase depression and addiction. It's not only that poverty contributes to housing precarity; housing precarity contributes to poverty. Moreover, a home can spell the difference between stable poverty, in which saving and advancement are possible, and grinding poverty, in which one staggers from crisis to crisis...
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