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Neighborhood Poverty

Policy Implications in Studying Neighborhoods

by Greg J. Duncan

  • 139 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Russell Sage Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government policies,
  • Poverty,
  • USA,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJeanne Brooks-Gunn (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8348219M
    ISBN 100871541890
    ISBN 109780871541895

    Numerous studies, for instance, show that neighborhoods with higher poverty rates tend to have higher rates of violent crime. 42 Greater overall income inequality within a neighborhood is associated with higher rates of crime, especially violent crime. 43 Sampson notes that even though the city of Stockholm has far less violence, segregation. Neighborhood poverty level was a strong negative correlate of the number of park users and park-based energy expenditure. After controlling for other non-modifiable factors such as season, park size, population density, and average park user/resident perception of safety, we found that for every additional 10% of households in poverty, there Cited by:

    The Neighborhood Effect. The most forceful testimony came from Jencks, a journalist-turned-academic who has written books about race, poverty, and education. The past half-century, he said. Poverty and Place,however, is the first work to provide a comprehensive analysis of changes in neighborhood poverty nationwide. This outstanding book not only critically examines existing studies and conclusions about neighborhood poverty but also offers the most definitive explanation of neighborhood poverty change and challenges a number of.

      The researchers found stark disparities in access to children’s books for families living in high-poverty areas. Borderline communities in all three cities had substantially greater numbers of books – an average of 16 times as many books per child – than did the high-poverty neighborhoods . Poverty, neighborhood, and school setting household income under $40, Why is there such a large racial and ethnic gap in poverty contact? The gap results from the combination of a substantial racial gap in poverty rates combined with high levels of racial residential segregation. That is, because black and Hispanic poverty rates are two.


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Neighborhood Poverty explores the multiple and complex paths between community, family, and childhood development. These two volumes provide and indispensible guide for social policy and demonstrate the power of interdisciplinary social science to probe complex social : Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.

Neighborhood Neighborhood Poverty book explores the multiple and complex paths between community, family, and childhood development. These two volumes provide and indispensable guide for social policy and demonstrate the power of interdisciplinary social science to probe Neighborhood Poverty book social issues.1/5(1).

[With] lots of empirical detail and theoretically driven, Great American City shows the striking persistence of poverty across its neighborhoods from to "-- Richard Florida, The Atlantic “It’s good reading which is a rare compliment to a sociologist A very important book.”Cited by: Neighborhood Poverty explores the multiple and complex paths between community, family, and childhood development.

These two volumes provide and indispensible guide for social policy and demonstrate the power of interdisciplinary social science to probe complex social by: A mandatory book for current times as nurses expand their scope and locus of practice into the community.

How Neighborhoods Make Us Sick is an amazing example of emancipatory nursing. It will transfix and engage any health care provider seeking to reduce suffering by uncovering and challenging systemic barriers to better society and quality of life through true praxis."/5(37). Neighborhood Poverty explores the multiple and complex paths between community, family, and childhood development.

These two volumes provide and indispensible guide for social policy and demonstrate the power of interdisciplinary social science to probe complexsocial issues. nationwide study of poverty at the neighborhood level, covering all regions and metropolitan areas.

The purpose of this book is to fill that gap and provide, to the extent possible, a comprehensive por-trait of neighborhood poverty in the United States. Interest in the issue of neighborhood poverty seems to. Neighborhood Poverty explores the multiple and complex paths between community, family, and childhood development.

These two volumes provide and indispensible guide for social policy and demonstrate the power of interdisciplinary social science to probe complex social issues. As the essays demonstrate, poverty entails a host of problems that affects the quality of educational, recreational, and child care neighborhoods usually share other negative features—particularly racial segregation and a preponderance of single mother families—that may adversely affect children.

Book Description: Perhaps the most alarming phenomenon in American cities has been the transformation of many neighborhoods into isolated ghettos where poverty is the norm and violent crime, drug use, out-of-wedlock births, and soaring school dropout rates are rampant.

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represent vulnerable neighborhoods, where clusters of poverty have become evident in the past 10 to 15 years. Almost half the neighborhoods in Memphis are now affected by poverty. (In this chapter we equate neighborhoods with census tracts, a standard practice in neighborhood studies.) Poverty endangers children’s Size: 2MB.

Neighborhoods of concentrated poverty isolate their residents from the resources and networks they need to reach their potential and deprive the larger community of the neighborhood’s human capital.

Since the rise of inner-city poverty in the United States. Data Download Chicago's Poorest and Least-Poor Neighborhoods. A recent Chicago Reader piece using IMPACT’s Chicago neighborhood data book drew some interesting conclusions represented in attention-grabbing graphs about race and poverty: “In seven of Chicago's 77 community areas, more than 20 percent of the residents are living in extreme poverty.

These seven communities have. The number of families in poverty instood at million, up from million inwhile million children under 18 were defined as living in poverty, a rise of 19 percent from the figures of The statistics reveal that the poverty rate increased across all types of families.

Neighborhood Poverty and Adolescent Development Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Research on Adolescence 21(1) - February with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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Free shipping for many products. States Berliner: “The results showed that staying in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty has a cumulative and negative effect on verbal achievement independent of a host of other factors.”  Neighborhood effects rival family effects in influencing child development.

 Poor neighborhoods have more environmental pollutants. In high-poverty neighborhoods, books—the very things that could supply so many of those 30 million-plus words—are hard to come by. In many poor homes, they’re : Alia Wong. In an economically segregated city, growing up in poverty means living in a neighborhood that offers lower quality schools, fewer economic opportunities, and more violence.

For those at the top of Author: Patrick Sharkey. Neighborhood Poverty explores the multiple and complex paths between community, family, and childhood development. These two volumes provide and indispensible guide for social policy and demonstrate the power of interdisciplinary social science to probe complex social issues.

Nearly 9 million people in the United States live in “extreme-poverty” neighborhoods in which at least 40 percent of residents have incomes below the federal poverty threshold, which for equaled about $23, for a family of four (1, 2).Such neighborhoods also tend to be racially segregated with high rates of crime and disorder and low-quality public services ().Cited by: