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ERIC Number: EJ670730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1538-8220
Child and Parent Perspectives on Routes to and from School in High Crime Neighborhoods.
Meyer, Heather A.; Astor, Ron Avi
Journal of School Violence, v1 n4 p101-28 2002
Examined children's understanding of the dangers and potential harms they face while traveling to and from school in high-crime urban neighborhoods, noting how they negotiated dangers within the context of their traveling routes. Interviews with elementary and middle school students and parents highlighted students' fear/awareness of death, violence/victimization, and gangs. Students mentioned getting driven to school and better monitoring as ways to make their routes safer. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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