Almost all of my peer review publications can be downloaded as pdf's from works.bepress.com/metraux/.
Recent writing (and older stuff that didn't make the bepress site) includes:
July 2017 - The Canned Heat Wave: 31 Deaths and the Rediscovery of Skid Row. My third brief manuscript dealing with Philadelphia Skid Row that will appear in Hidden City Philadelphia. Manuscript is still a draft, so comments are welcome.
July 2017 - Barroom Brawl: Skid Row and Chinatown on 9th Street in Philadelphia. My second piece to appear on the website Hidden City Philadelphia, this article chronicles the struggle between a dying Skid Row and a rising Chinatown over relocating a bar.
June 2017 - Using Administrative Data for Research on Homelessness: Applying a US framework to Australia (with Yi-Ping Tseng). Published in the Australian Economic Review. The result of three weeks I spent last summer in Melbourne.
May 2017 - Pathways Into Homelessness Among Post-9/11-Era Veterans (with Meagan Cusack, Tom Byrne, Nora Hunt-Johnson and Gala True). Published in Psychological Services. First qualitative interview piece I've ever gotten published.
April 2017 - Homelessness and Housing Need among People Living with HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia. This is a report I wrote for the Division of Housing and Community Development of the City of Philadelphia. PDF is available from their website.
March 2017 - Commentary: Embracing a replacement for Obamacare will require compromise on all sides. My take on the efforts to pass post-ACA healthcare reform, done for Philly.com's Checkup blog.
February 2017 - Using administrative data for research on homelessness: Applying a US framework to Australia (with Yi-Ping Tseng). Paper that is in press at the Australian Economic Review. Until the publication comes out, download the final draft here.
February 2017 - Book review of Didier Fassin's At the Heart of the State: The Moral World of Institutions that I wrote for the American Ethnologist. Available here.
December 2016 - Book review of Craig Willse's The Value of Homelessness for the European Journal of Homelessness. Available here.
January 2, 2012 - Op-Ed column in LA Times (with Tom Byrne and Dennis Culhane) titled "Helping LA's Foster Kids Grow Up".