ERIC Number: EJ442183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Neighborhood Effects on Educational Attainment: A Multilevel Analysis.
Garner, Catherine L.; Raudenbush, Stephen W.
Sociology of Education, v64 n4 p251-62 Oct 1991
Presents results of a study of neighborhood effects on educational attainment in Scotland. Reports a significant negative association between deprivation in the home neighborhood and educational attainment. Concludes that policies to alleviate educational disadvantage must focus on social deprivation in the society at large and not just on schooling. (DK)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Environment, Educational Attainment, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Neighborhoods, Poverty Areas, Regression (Statistics), School Community Relationship, Social Science Research, Sociology, Student Attrition, Student Educational Objectives, Student Motivation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)