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Diversity Studies 100 with Ashley Pickard: Evicted

"We have failed to fully appreciate how deeply housing is implicated in the creation of poverty." - Matthew Desmond, Evicted

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Evicted by Matthew Desmond

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Key Issues/Keywords

  • cycle of poverty
  • mortgage interest deduction
  • racism
  • housing discrimination
  • affordable housing
  • public housing
  • landlord/tenant laws
  • redlining
  • drug addiction / opiate epidemic

Library Resources: ebooks & films


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