Uneasy Peace
The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence
W.W. Norton, 2018

Spatial Foundations of Inequality
Co-edited by George Galster and Patrick Sharkey
RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, Volume 3, Number 2, 2017
Stuck In Place
Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality
University of Chicago Press, 2013
Methods Appendix

Winner of the Robert E. Park Book Award, Community and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association, 2015. 

Winner of the Otis Dudley Duncan Book Award, Population Section of the American Sociological Association, 2014. 

Winner of the Mirra Komarovsky Book Award, Eastern Sociological Society, 2013. 

Winner of The American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Sociology and Social Work, 2013. 

Media coverage: 


The Economic Policy Institute, Panel discussion on “Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty.”

Richard Rothstein, The American Prospect. “The urban poor shall inherit poverty.”

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Washington Post Wonkblog.  “Graph of the year.”

Ta-Nehisi Coates, “The killing of Jonathan Ferrell in context.” The Atlantic online.

Reihan Salam, National Review online. “Some Thoughts on Segregation, Discrimination, and Family and Community Ties.”

Richard Florida, Atlantic Cities online. "The persistent geography of disadvantage."

Margery Turner, Poverty and Race Research Action Council newsletter. "Place matters even more than we thought: New insights on the persistence of racial inequality." 

Joe Kriesberg. Rooflines: The ShelterForce blog. "Are poor families stuck in place?" 

Margery Turner, MetroTrends blog. "Stuck in Place: A new book well worth reading.”

Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic online. “A rising tide lifts all yachts."

Marc Parry, The Chronicle of Higher Education. "The neighborhood effect.” 

Reihan Salam, National Review Online. "Multigenerational poverty, crime control and civil society.” 

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