Publications

Book
Emirbayer, Mustafa, and Matthew Desmond. Submitted. The Racial Order. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Racial Domination, Racial Progress: The Sociology of Race in America
Desmond, Matthew, and Mustafa Emirbayer. 2009. Racial Domination, Racial Progress: The Sociology of Race in America. New York: McGraw-Hill. Website
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. 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, no. 1: 303-327. pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2013. Is Democratic Regulation of High Finance Possible?. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 649, no. 1: 180-184. pdf
Desmond, Matthew, and Nicol Valdez. 2013. Unpolicing the Urban Poor: Consequences of Third-Party Policing for Inner-City Women. American Sociological Review 78: 117–141. pdf pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2012. Eviction and the Reproduction of Urban Poverty. American Journal of Sociology 118: 88-133. pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2012. Disposable Ties and the Urban Poor. American Journal of Sociology 117: 1295-1335. pdf
Emirbayer, Mustafa, and Matthew Desmond. 2012. Race and Reflexivity. Ethnic and Racial Studies 35: 574-599. pdf of symposia
Desmond, Matthew, and Mustafa Emirbayer. 2012. To Imagine and Pursue Racial Justice. Race, Ethnicity and Education. pdf
Turly, Ruth Lopez, and Matthew Desmond. 2011. Contributions to College Costs by Married, Divorced, and Remarried Parents. Journal of Family Issues 32: 762-90. pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2011. Making Firefighters Deployable. Qualitative Sociology 34: 59-77. pdf
Martin, John Levi, and Matthew Desmond. 2010. Political Position and Social Knowledge. Sociological Forum 25: 1-26. pdf
Turly, Ruth Lopez, Matthew Desmond, and Sarah Bruch. 2010. Unanticipated Educational Consequences of a Positive Child-Parent Relationship. Journal of Marriage and Family 72: 1377-90. pdf
Desmond, Matthew, and Ruth Lopez Turley. 2009. The Role of Familism in Explaining the Hispanic-White College Application Gap. Social Problems 56: 311-34. pdf
Desmond, Matthew, and Mustafa Emirbayer. 2009. What is Racial Domination?. Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 6: 335-55. pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2006. Des morts incompetents. Actes de la recherche en sciences sociales 165: 8-27. pdf
Desmond, Matthew. 2006. Becoming a Firefighter. Ethnography 7: 387-421. pdf
Magazine Article
Desmond, Matthew. 2009. Bottoms Up. Contexts. pdf