Children and Youth in Neighborhood Contexts

@article{Leventhal2003ChildrenAY,
  title={Children and Youth in Neighborhood Contexts},
  author={T. Leventhal and J. Brooks-Gunn},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={12},
  pages={27 - 31}
}
Neighborhoods are increasingly studied as a context where children and youth develop; however, the extent of neighborhoods' impact remains debatable because it is difficult to disentangle this impact from that of the family context, in part because families have some choice as to where they live. Evidence from randomized experiments, studies using advanced statistical models, and longitudinal studies that control for family characteristics indicates that neighborhoods do matter. In… Expand
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