The Role of Immigrant Concentration Within and Beyond Residential Neighborhoods in Adolescent Alcohol Use

@article{Jackson2016TheRO,
  title={The Role of Immigrant Concentration Within and Beyond Residential Neighborhoods in Adolescent Alcohol Use},
  author={Aubrey L Jackson and Christopher R. Browning and Lauren Joy Krivo and Mei-po Kwan and Heather M. Washington},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={2016},
  volume={45},
  pages={17-34}
}
Neighborhoods are salient contexts for youth that shape adolescent development partly through informal social controls on their behavior. This research examines how immigrant concentration within and beyond the residential neighborhood influences adolescent alcohol use. Residential neighborhood immigrant concentration may lead to a cohesive, enclave-like community that protects against adolescent alcohol use. But heterogeneity in the immigrant concentrations characterizing the places residents… CONTINUE READING
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