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, and Carl Gershenson. 2016. “Housing and Employment Insecurity among the Working Poor.” Social Problems 63: 46-67. desmondgershenson.socprob.2016.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
Desmond, Matthew. 2013. “Is Democratic Regulation of High Finance Possible?.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 649 (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