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ERIC Number: EJ642300
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-0980
Neighbourhood Effects in Large and Small Neighborhoods.
Overman, Henry G.
Urban Studies, v39 n1 p117-30 Jan 2002
Used data from a sample of Australian teenagers to investigate neighborhood effects on school dropout rate, examining both small and large neighborhood effects. Student surveys indicated that the educational composition of the larger neighborhoods influenced dropout rates, and the low socioeconomic status of the immediate neighborhood had an adverse impact on dropout rates. (SM)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia