ERIC Number: EJ653131
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Neighboring and Community Mobilization in High-Poverty Inner-City Neighborhoods.
Bolland, John M.; McCallum, Debra Moehle
Urban Affairs Review, v38 n1 p42-69 Sep 2002
Interviewed 257 impoverished, urban public housing residents regarding how empowerment, sense of community, and neighboring behavior affected the likelihood of their engaging in discussion about community issues directly affecting their lives and the lives of their neighbors. Overall, sense of community and neighboring behaviors predicted discussion about local issues, with neighboring behaviors the most important. (Contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Needs, Community Problems, Empowerment, Inner City, Neighborhood Improvement, Poverty, Urban Areas
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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