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Broke Shortlisted for J Anthony Lukas Book Prize (with Alex Kotlowitz, Emily Bazelon, Margaret O’Mara)

Broke Shortlisted for J Anthony Lukas Book Prize (with Alex Kotlowitz, Emily Bazelon, Margaret O’Mara)

https://nieman.harvard.edu/news/2020/02/2020-j-anthony-lukas-prizes-shortlist-announced/ Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University are pleased to announce the 2020 shortlists for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize.  The Lukas Prizes, established in 1998, honor the best in American nonfiction writing. The...

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Broke on C-Span Book TV

Broke on C-Span Book TV

https://www.c-span.org/video/?466933-1/broke 00:00:00 STARTING NOW, IT'S BOOK TV IN PRIME TIME. IN JUST A MOMENT, THE IMPACT THAT DETROIT'S BANKRUPTCY HAS HAD ON THE CITY'S POOR. THEN VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY... Show Full Text00:00:06 GOOD EVENING, EVERYBODY.00:00:08 GOOD EVENING.00:00:08...

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Broke excerpted in the New York Times

Broke excerpted in the New York Times

‘Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises,’ by Jodie Adams Kirshner: An Excerpt Nov. 19, 2019 Prologue: Springtime in Detroit Miles strode through the streets of Detroit, long-legged and focused, carrying a cup of keys to all the houses he contracted and an envelope of charge cards to cover construction supplies. He had reached his...

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Broke reviewed in the New York Times

Broke reviewed in the New York Times

NONFICTION ‘Broke’ Chronicles a City Out of Cash and Awash in Desperation An abandoned home on Detroit’s east side, 2017.Credit...Erin Kirkland for The New York Times By Anna Clark Nov. 19, 2019, 5:00 a.m. ET BROKE Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises By Jodie Adams Kirshner Detroit does not have the luxury of solving...

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Kirshner Writes Essay for Salzburg Global Seminar

Kirshner Writes Essay for Salzburg Global Seminar

https://www.salzburgglobal.org/news/opinions/article/jodie-adams-kirshner-what-do-companies-owe-their-workers  Print articleAug 13, 2020by Jodie Adams Kirshner Jodie Adams Kirshner - What Do Companies Owe Their Workers? Jodie Adams Kirshner is a research professor at the New York University Marron Institute of Urban Management American workers are caught...

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Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Institute Celebrates Broke’s Book Award

Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Institute Celebrates Broke’s Book Award

https://lwp.georgetown.edu/visitingscholars/wcp-essential-work-the-2020-wcsa-awards/ At the center of all the chaos and turmoil of 2020 has been the essential worker on the front lines—from healthcare workers treating those infected with COVID-19 to service workers of all kinds who have kept us fed, supplied, and safe while putting their own safety at...

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Broke in Houston Style Magazine

Broke in Houston Style Magazine

http://stylemagazine.com/news/2019/dec/06/broke-hardship-and-resilience-city-broken-promises/ “Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises” by Jodie Adams Kirshner, foreword by Michael Eric Dyson Terri Schlichenmeyer | 12/6/2019, noon “Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises” by Jodie Adams Kirshner, foreword by...

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Broke Reviewed in Legal Journal

Broke Reviewed in Legal Journal

https://www.alwd.org/index.php?option=com_attachments&task=download&id=264 How Individuals’ Narratives CanCommunicate What Legal Theoryand Statistics Can’tBroke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken PromisesJodie Adams Kirshner (St. Martin’s Press 2019), 342 pagesSharon A. Pocock, rev’r* In Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken...

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Broke in News Chief

Broke in News Chief

Entertainment Book review: Why the Detroit comeback stalled By Lee Scott For the Times-UnionPosted Dec 1, 2019 at 12:01 AM    In “Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises,” Jodie Adams Kirshner, a research professor at New York University, attempts to give us a picture of what went awry in the efforts to solve the problems facing a...

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Broke in Record Eagle

Broke in Record Eagle

Opinion: Detroit’s future depends on job training BY JODIE ADAMS KIRSHNERNov 28, 2019      By Jodie Adams Kirshner Last winter, after Fiat Chrysler announced it would spend nearly $5 billion to build the first new auto assembly plant in Detroit in nearly three decades, President Trump tweeted “They are all coming back to the USA, it’s...

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