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In his book, “No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community & Politics of Home Ownership,” Brian McCabe finds that our belief about home ownership as a way to improve civic life doesn't necessarily pan out.
In his book, “No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community & Politics of Home Ownership,” Brian McCabe finds that our belief about home ownership as a way to improve civic life doesn't necessarily pan out.
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Home ownership is believed to be a solid financial investment and is seen as a way to make people better citizens who are active in their communities. In his book, “No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community & Politics of Home Ownership,” Brian McCabe finds that our belief about home ownership as a way to improve civic life doesn't necessarily pan out. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks to Brian McCabe, who is an assistant professor of sociology at Georgetown University, about his book.

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This segment aired on May 23, 2016.

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