Urban and Environmental Sociologist
Impact on Housing Residents
de Souza Briggs, X. (1998) Brown faces in white suburbs: housing mobility and the many faces of social capital, Housing Policy Debate, 19(1), pp. 177–221.
Fauth, Rebecca C., Tama Leventhal, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn. "Short-term effects of moving from public housing in poor to middle-class neighborhoods on low-income, minority adults’ outcomes." Social science & medicine 59.11 (2004): 2271-2284.
Impact on Yonkers
de Souza Briggs, Xavier, Joe T. Darden, and Angela Aidala. "In the wake of desegregation: Early impacts of scattered-site public housing on neighborhoods in Yonkers, New York." Journal of the American Planning Association 65.1 (1999): 27-49.
Galster, George, and Heather Keeney. "Subsidized housing and racial change in Yonkers, New York." Journal of the American Planning Association 59.2 (1993): 172-181.
Kleit, Rachel Garshick. "Neighborhood Relations in Suburban Scattered‐Site and Clustered Public Housing." Journal of Urban Affairs 23.3‐4 (2001): 409-430.
Lessons from Researching Yonkers
de Souza Briggs, Xavier. "Moving up versus moving out: Neighborhood effects in housing mobility programs." Housing policy debate 8.1 (1997): 195-234.
Feld, Marcia Marker. "The Yonkers case and its implications for the teaching and practice of planning." Journal of Planning Education and Research 8.3 (1989): 169-175.