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The Nonlinear Effect of Neighborhood Disadvantage on Youth Violence: Neighborhood Effects on Youth Violence

Xiangming Fang, Richard Rosenfeld, Linda L. Dahlberg, and Curtis S. Florence

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter reports new results from a cross-sectional study of the relationship between neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and self-reported violent offending among a nationally representative ... More


Housing and regeneration

Anne Power, Helen Willmot, and Rosemary Davidson

in Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at housing and regeneration as two dominant influences on neighbourhood life. It examines the way housing, its history and ownership, its management and access routes can determine ... More


Mainstreaming and neighbourhood governance: the importance of process, power and partnership

Ian Smith, Joanna Howard, and Laura Evans

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers the importance of engaging core mainstream service providers within neighbourhood partnerships as the preferred mechanism for getting resources to neighbourhood renewal. It ... More


Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Ruth Lupton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345356
eISBN:
9781447303039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book addresses one of the UK's major social-policy concerns: the gap between the poorest neighbourhoods and the rest of the country. It is an account of neighbourhood decline, a portrait of ... More


Current key issues: forms of policy and forms of equity

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter addresses those aspects of current policy that relate, directly or indirectly, to issues of social equity in education. It focuses on the issue of equity and policy by looking at ... More


Under construction – the city-region and the neighbourhood: new actors in a system of multi-level governance?

Rob Atkinson

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the situation in England and seeks to outline some of the attempts to build links between the city-region and the neighbourhood that are currently under development, bearing ... More


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