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Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

William Julius Wilson. "Why Sociologists Matter in the Welfare Reform Debate." Contemporary Sociology 46.6 (November 2017): 627-634.
Wilson, William Julius. "Race, Class, Politics, and the Disappearance of Work: A Rejoinder." Ethnic & Racial Studies 40.9 (July 2017): 1502-1507.
Wilson, William Julius. "Black Youths, Joblessness, and the Other Side of ‘Black Lives Matter’." Ethnic & Racial Studies 39.8 (June 2016): 1450-1457.
Wilson, William Julius. "New Perspectives on the Declining Significance of Race: A Rejoinder." Ethnic & Racial Studies 38.8 (June 2015): 1278-1284.
Wilson, William Julius. "Marginality, Ethnicity and Penality: A Response to Loïc Wacquant." Ethnic & Racial Studies 37.10 (October 2014): 1712-1718.
Wilson, William Julius. "Combating Concentrated Poverty in Urban Neighborhoods." Journal of Applied Social Science 7.2 (September 2013): 135-143.
Wilson, William Julius. "Poverty, Politics, and a 'Circle of Promise': Holistic Education Policy in Boston and the Challenge of Institutional Entrenchment." Journal of Urban Affairs (published online, January 3, 2013).
Quane, James M., and William Julius Wilson. "Critical Commentary: Making the Connection Between the Socialisation and the Social Isolation of the Inner-city Poor." Urban Studies 49.14 (November 2012): 2977-2987.
Wilson, William Julius. "Race and Affirming Opportunity in the Barack Obama Era." Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 9.1 (June 2012): 5-16.
Wilson, William Julius. "A New Public Rhetoric for the Occupy Movement." Contexts 11.2 (Spring 2012): 12-21.
Wilson, William Julius. "More Than Just Race: A Response to William Darity, Jr. and Mark Gould." Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 8.2 (December 20, 2011): 489-495.
Wilson, William Julius. "Reflections on a Sociological Career that Integrates Social Science with Social Policy." Annual Review of Sociology 37 (August 2011): 1-18.
Chaddha, Anmol, and William Julius Wilson. "Way Down in the Hole”: Systemic Urban Inequality and The Wire." Critical Inquiry 38.1 (Autumn 2011).
Wilson, William Julius. "The Declining Significance of Race: Revisited & Revised." Daedalus 140.2 (Spring 2011): 55-69.
Wilson, William Julius. "Being Poor, Black, and American: The Impact of Political, Economic, and Cultural Forces." American Educator 35.1 (Spring 2011): 10-46.
Wilson, William Julius. "More Than Just Race: A Rejoinder." Sociological Forum 25.2 (June 2010): 390-394.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Obama Administration's Proposals to Address Concentrated Urban Poverty." City and Community 9.1 (March 2010): 41-49.
Wilson, William Julius, and Anmol Chaddha. "The Role of Theory in Ethnographic Research." Ethnography 10.4 (December 2009): 549-564.
Wilson, William Julius. "Toward a Framework for Understanding Forces that Contribute to or Reinforce Racial Inequality." Race and Social Problems 1.1 (April 2009): 3-11.
Wilson, William Julius. "Foreword: The Moynihan Report and Research on the Black Community." The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 621 (January 2009): 34-46.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Political and Economic Forces Shaping Concentrated Poverty." Political Science Quarterly 123.4 (Winter 2008/2009): 555-571.
Wilson, William Julius. "The New Economy and Racial Opportunity." Continuing Higher Education Review 69 (Fall 2005): 42-49.
Wilson, William Julius. "Race, Class and Urban Poverty: A Rejoinder." Ethnic and Racial Studies Special Issue - Scholarship on Race and Urban Poverty: Extending the Work of William Julius Wilson 26.6 (November 2003): 1096-1114.
Wilson, William Julius. “Expanding the Domain of Policy-Relevant Scholarship in the Social Sciences.” Political Science and Politics 35.1 (March 2002): 1-4.