Prevention science and neighborhood influences on low-income children's development: theoretical and methodological issues.

@article{Roosa2003PreventionSA,
  title={Prevention science and neighborhood influences on low-income children's development: theoretical and methodological issues.},
  author={Mark W. Roosa and Sarah Jones and Jenn-Yun Tein and Willa Cree},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={31 1-2},
  pages={55-72}
}
Despite the rapid growth of research on neighborhood influences on children, little of this research may be useful to prevention scientists. Most studies have ignored processes by which neighborhood conditions influence individual outcomes. To encourage neighborhood research that can better guide the development of preventive interventions, we propose a model that focuses attention on mediating and moderating processes, is appropriate for studies interested in individual differences in outcomes… CONTINUE READING

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