ERIC Number: ED427120
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Neighborhood Poverty. Policy Implications in Studying Neighborhoods. Volume II.
Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne, Ed.; Duncan, Greg J., Ed.; Aber, J. Lawrence, Ed.
Volume 2 of the "Neighborhood Poverty" series incorporates empirical data on neighborhood poverty into discussions of policy and program development. The chapters are: (1) "Ecological Perspectives on the Neighborhood Context of Urban Poverty: Past and Present" (Robert J. Sampson and Jeffrey D. Morenoff); (2) "The Influence of Neighborhoods on Children's Development: A Theoretical Perspective and a Research Agenda" (Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr. and Mary Elizabeth Hughes); (3) "Bringing Families Back In: Neighborhood Effects on Child Development" (Robin L. Jarrett); (4) "Understanding the Neighborhood Context for Children and Families; Combining Epidemiological and Ethnographic Approaches" (Jill E. Korbin and Claudia J. Coulton); (5) "Sibling Estimates of Neighborhood Effects" (Daniel Aaronson); (6) "Capturing Social Process for Testing Mediational Models of Neighborhood Effects" (Thomas D. Cook, Shobha C. Shagle, and Serdar M. Degirmencioglu); (7) "Community Influences on Adolescent Achievement and Deviance" (Nancy Darling and Laurence Steinberg); (8) "On Ways of Thinking about Measuring Neighborhoods: Implications for Studying Context and Developmental Outcomes for Children" (Linda M. Burton, Townsand Price-Spratlen, and Margaret Beale Spencer); (9) "An Alternative Approach to Assessing Neighborhood Effects on Early Adolescent Achievement and Problem Behavior" (Margaret Beale Spencer, Paul A. McDermott, Linda M. Burton, and Tedd Jay Kochman); (10) "Neighborhood Effects and State and Local Policy" (Prudence Brown and Harold A. Richman); and (11) "Communities as Place, Face, and Space: Provision of Services to Poor, Urban Children and Their Families" (Tama Leventhal, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, and Sheila B. Kamerman). (Contains 19 tables, 1 figure, and 22 pages of references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Health, Children, Cognitive Development, Community Influence, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Attainment, Family Influence, Low Income Groups, Neighborhoods, Outcomes of Education, Policy Formation, Poverty, Public Policy, Tables (Data), Urban Areas, Urban Youth
Russell Sage Foundation, 112 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10021 ($39.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY.
Note: For Volume I, "Neighborhood Poverty: Context and Consequences for Children," see UD 032 764.