Neighborhood disadvantage: pathways of effects for young children.

  title={Neighborhood disadvantage: pathways of effects for young children.},
  author={Dafna E. Kohen and Tama Leventhal and V. Susan Dahinten and Cameron N. McIntosh},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={79 1},
The present study used Canadian National Longitudinal data to examine a model of the mechanisms through which the effects of neighborhood socioeconomic conditions impact young children's verbal and behavioral outcomes (N= 3,528; M age = 5.05 years, SD= 0.86). Integrating elements of social disorganization theory and family stress models, and results from structural equation models suggest that both neighborhood and family mechanisms played an important role in the transmission of neighborhood… CONTINUE READING

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