Neighborhoods as a Developmental Context: A Multilevel Analysis of Neighborhood Effects on Head Start Families and Children

@article{VadenKiernan2010NeighborhoodsAA,
  title={Neighborhoods as a Developmental Context: A Multilevel Analysis of Neighborhood Effects on Head Start Families and Children},
  author={Michael Vaden-Kiernan and Mary Ann D'Elio and Robert W. O’Brien and Louisa Banks Tarullo and Nicholas Zill and Ruth Hubbell-McKey},
  journal={American Journal of Community Psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={45},
  pages={49-67}
}
  • Michael Vaden-Kiernan, Mary Ann D'Elio, +3 authors Ruth Hubbell-McKey
  • Published in
    American journal of community…
    2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neighborhoods have been recognized in theory and research as an important context for child development. This study used data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) and Census 2000 to assess the underlying factor structure and impact of neighborhood factors on child cognitive and behavioral outcomes, including the critical family and social factors that may mediate and/or moderate these relationships. Factor analyses found five factors described Head Start neighborhoods… CONTINUE READING

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