Evicted poverty and profit in the American city
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SummaryA Harvard sociologist examines the challenge of eviction as a formidable cause of poverty in America, revealing how millions of people are wrongly forced from their homes and reduced to cycles of extreme disadvantage that are reinforced by dysfunctional legal systems.
ContentsPrologue: Cold city
RENT. The business of owning the city ; Making rent ; Hot water ; A beautiful collection ; Thirteenth Street ; Rat hole ; The sick ; Christmas in Room 400
OUT. Order some carryout ; Hypes for hire ; The 'hood is good ; Disposable ties ; E-24 ; High tolerance ; A nuisance ; Ashes on snow
AFTER. This is America ; Lobster on Food Stamps ; Little ; Nobody wants the North Side ; Bigheaded boy ; If they give momma the punishment ; The serenity club ; Can't win for losing
Epilogue: Home and hope
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Low-income housing United States
Eviction United States
Poverty United States
Profit United States
Cities and towns United States
|Publisher|| New York :Crown2016
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