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Counterfactual Models of Neighborhood Effects: The Effect of Neighborhood Poverty on Dropping Out and Teenage Pregnancy1
  • D. Harding
  • Psychology, Sociology
  • American Journal of Sociology
  • 1 November 2003
This article investigates the causal effects of neighborhood on high school dropping out and teenage pregnancy within a counterfactual framework. It shows that when two groups of children, identicalExpand
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Matching Estimators of Causal Effects
As the counterfactual model of causality has increased in popularity, sociologists have returned to matching as a research methodology. In this article, advances over the past two decades in matchingExpand
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Book Reviews that loosely weaves together ideas of relational subjectivity with the systems theory of Niklas Luhmann—I gave up. The world is in flames. We need good, clear, accurate, and powerful ex-Expand
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Reconsidering Culture and Poverty
Culture is back on the poverty research agenda. Over the past decade, sociologists, demographers, and even economists have begun asking questions about the role of culture in many aspects of povertyExpand
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Neighborhood Effects in Temporal Perspective
Theory suggests that neighborhood effects depend not only on where individuals live today, but also on where they lived in the past. Previous research, however, usually measures neighborhood contextExpand
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Making Ends Meet After Prison.
Former prisoners are at high risk of economic insecurity due to the challenges they face in finding employment and to the difficulties of securing and maintaining public assistance whileExpand
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Cultural Context, Sexual Behavior, and Romantic Relationships in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods
When culture is invoked to understand the consequences of growing up in disadvantaged neighborhoods, the isolation of ghetto residents from mainstream institutions and mainstream culture is oftenExpand
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Studying Rare Events Through Qualitative Case Studies
This article considers five methodological challenges in studying rare events such as school shootings. Drawing on the literature on causal analysis in macro-historical and other small-N research, itExpand
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Incarceration, Prisoner Reentry, and Communities.
Since the mid-1970s the United States has experienced an enormous rise in incarceration and accompanying increases in returning prisoners and in post-release community correctional supervision. PoorExpand
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Violence, Older Peers, and the Socialization of Adolescent Boys in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods
  • D. Harding
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • American sociological review
  • 1 June 2009
Most theoretical perspectives on neighborhood effects on youth assume that neighborhood context serves as a source of socialization. The exact sources and processes underlying adolescentExpand
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