Publications

Book
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Desmond, Matthew. 2016. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. New York: Crown. Publisher's Version
RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences: Severe Deprivation in America, Volumes 1 & 2
Desmond, Matthew. 2015. RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences: Severe Deprivation in America, Volumes 1 & 2. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Publisher's Version
Race in America
Desmond, Matthew, and Mustafa Emirbayer. 2015. Race in America. New York: Norton. Publisher's Version
The Racial Order
Emirbayer, Mustafa, and Matthew Desmond. 2015. The Racial Order. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Publisher's Version
On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters
Desmond, Matthew. 2007. On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Website
Journal Article
Desmond, Matthew. Forthcoming. “Heavy Is the House: Rent Burden Among the American Urban Poor.” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.
Desmond, Matthew, and Kristin L. Perkins. Forthcoming. “Housing and Household Instability.” Urban Affairs Review.
Greenberg, Deena, Carl Gershenson, and Matthew Desmond. 2016. “The Disparate Impact of Eviction.” Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 53: 601-45. pdf
Desmond, Matthew, and Carl Gershenson. 2016. “Housing and Employment Insecurity Among the Working Poor.” Social Problems 63: 46-67. pdf
Desmond, Matthew, and Weihua An. 2015. “Neighborhood and Network Disadvantage Among City Dwellers.” Sociological Science 2: 329-50. pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2015. “Who Speaks for the Dispossessed?.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 28: 1258-63. pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2015. “ Severe Deprivation in America: An Introduction.” RSF: The Russell Sage Journal of the Social Sciences 1: 1-11 . Publisher's Version
Desmond, Matthew, and Monica C. Bell. 2015. “Housing, Poverty, and the Law.” Annual Review of Law and Social Science 11: 15-35. pdf
Desmond, Matthew, and Tracey L. Shollenberger. 2015. “Forced Displacement from Rental Housing: Prevalenceand Neighborhood Consequences.” Demography 52: 1751-1772. pdf
Desmond, Matthew, and Rachel Tolbert Kimbro. 2015. “Eviction’S Fallout: Housing, Hardship, and Health.” Social Forces. pdf
Desmond, Matthew, Carl Gershenson, and Barbara Kiviat. 2015. “Forced Relocation and Residential Instability Among Urban Renters.” Social Service Review June. pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2015. “Unaffordable America: Poverty, Housing, and Eviction.” Fast Focus: Institute for Research on Poverty 22: 1-6. Publisher's Version pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2014. “Relational Ethnography.” Theory and Society 43: 547–579. pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2014. “How Should We Study Social Suffering?.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 37: 1761-1766. pdf
Desmond, Matthew, Weihua An, Richelle Winkler, and Thomas Ferriss. 2013. “Evicting Children.” Social Forces 92 (1): 303-327. pdf