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ERIC Number: ED427120
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 238
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87154-146-7
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)
Russell Sage Foundation, 112 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10021 ($39.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: 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.