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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

Wilson, William Julius. "Multiracial Cooperation." Antidemocracy in America: Truth, Power, and the Republic at Risk. Ed. Eric Klinenberg, Sharon Marcus, and Caitlin Zaloom. Columbia University Press, 2019.
Wilson, William Julius. "Urban Poverty, Race, and Space." The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty. Ed. Brady, David, and Linda M. Burton. Oxford University Press, 2016, 394-413.
Wilson, William Julius. "More Than Just Race, Being Black and Poor in the Inner City." America’s Growing Inequality The Impact of Poverty and Race. Ed. Chester Hartman. Lexington Books, 2014.
Wilson, William Julius. "De Quel Ghetto The Wire Parle-t-elle?" The Wire, L'Amerique Sur Ecoute. Ed. Marie-Hélène Bacqué. La Découverte, March 2014.
Wilson, William Julius. "Being Poor, Black, and American: The Impact of Political, Economic, and Cultural Forces." Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective. Ed. David B. Grusky. Westview Press, January 2014.
Chaddha, Anmol, and William Julius Wilson. "“Way Down in the Hole”: Systemic Urban Inequality and The Wire." Crime and Justice in the City as Seen through The Wire. Ed. Peter A. Collins, and David C. Brody. Carolina Academic Press, 2013, 29-53.
Wilson, William Julius. "Foreword." Not Meant to Live Like This: Weathering the Storm of Our Lives in New Orleans. ATD Fourth World Movement, 2012.
Wilson, William Julius. "Afterword." The Truly Disadvantaged. University of Chicago Press, 2012, 251-301.
Wilson, William Julius. "Afterword." The Declining Significance of Race. University of Chicago Press, 2012, 183-209.
Wilson, William Julius. "Forward." Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect. Ed. Robert J. Sampson. University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Impact Of Racial And Nonracial Structural Forces On Poor Urban Blacks." Covert Racism. Ed. R. D. Coates. Brill, 2011, 17-40.
Wilson, William Julius. "Improving Grades: Urban Public Schools, Racial and Socioeconomic Segregation, and the Promise of Innovation." Frontiers in Sociology of Education. Ed. Maureen T. Hallinan. Springer, 2011, 265-272.
Wilson, William Julius. "Understanding the Emergence and Persistence of Concentrated Urban Poverty." American Democracy and the Pursuit of Equality. Ed. Chowkwanyun, Merlin, and Randa Serhan. Paradigm, 2011, 117-131.