John N. Robinson III

John N. Robinson III is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. He studies the racial underpinnings of money and markets, with emphasis on housing and credit policies and their effects on place-based inequalities within and around American cities. His current book project, entitled Liquid City: Affordable Housing and the Pragmatics of Racial Capitalism, explores how affordable housing became a lucrative financial commodity, and what that means for the communities that need it most.

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