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Location Decisions of Individuals and Social Interactions

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the location decisions of individuals, with particular emphasis on neighborhood effects in housing markets and how they relate to the role of prices in rationing admission to ... More


Organizational Ties and Neighborhood Effects: How Mothers’ Nonsocial Ties Were Affected by Location

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines which childcare centers were likely to exhibit those organizational ties that provided resources useful to mothers. The chapter pays special attention to neighborhood context, ... More


Social Interactions and Urban Spatial Equilibrium

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores what the interactions of individuals and firms in their vicinity and in broader communities reveal about the spatial structure of cities as self-organization by agents. It first ... More


Extensions and Implications

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter contrasts the organizational embeddedness perspective to the standard social capital perspective. It argues for a focus not merely on structure and position but also on context, everyday ... More


The neighbourhood effect

Tim Blackman

in Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter evaluates the evidence for the existence of the so-called neighbourhood effect. It examines whether such effects can be considered independently rather than in causal combination with ... More


Urban and Regional Land Use Dynamics: Understanding the Process by Means of Cellular Automaton–Based Models

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Urban growth and change are modelled by a constrained CA in which cell states represent land uses. The transition rule takes into account not only the neighbourhood effect, which captures attraction ... More


The Effects of Neighborhoods on Individual Socioeconomic Outcomes

George C. Galster

in Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599854
eISBN:
9780226599991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599991.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter investigates how neighborhoods, directly and indirectly, shape adults and children in ways that affect their socioeconomic prospects. It first presents a conceptual model showing the ... More


Talking Together and Voting Together

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Putting Voters in their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268047
eISBN:
9780191699238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268047.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers whether people's voting decisions are in part a function of the contexts in which they live. In particular, are they influenced by the opinions of those they talk to? It shows ... More


Navigating Neighborhoods

David J. Harding, Jeffrey D. Morenoff, and Jessica J. B. Wyse

in On the Outside: Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607504
eISBN:
9780226607788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607788.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Places and the people one interacts within them present opportunities to connect to employment, social services, friends and community groups. Yet although social networks embedded within ... More


Moving Up, Moving Down, Moving Out

Evelyn M. Perry

in Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An individual’s residential mobility trajectory tells us a great deal about that individual but also about place. Where someone has lived, the changes they have witnessed, and where they hope to be, ... More


Regulating Difference: Local Social Control

Evelyn M. Perry

in Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how local culture mediates the impact of neighborhood heterogeneity on social organization. Social diversity presents challenges for local social control. There is considerable ... More


Youth and Trailer-Park Life

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the potential neighborhood effects of trailer park residence on child and youth development. Using parents’ aspirations that their children have broader life chances than they ... More


Neighborhood and Community Initiatives

Julia Burdick-Will and Jens Ludwig

in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the available evidence about neighborhood-place effects on children's achievement outcomes, and the degree to which “place-based” policies might help improve outcomes for poor ... More


Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

When a rural family of modest means buys a new or used mobile home, unless cash is paid up-front, they become entangled with the highly profitable mobile home industrial complex, made up of home ... More


Social Disadvantage and Place

Neil Lee

in Social Advantage and Disadvantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737070
eISBN:
9780191800597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737070.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Social disadvantage and advantage are highly spatially uneven. Social policy often focuses on particular places and there has been a growing trend of devolution of powers to the local level. Studies ... More


Family Dreams and Trailer-Park Realities

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Trailer parks supply rural people of modest income a homeownership opportunity. All hope to move-on, but for most their conventional housing Dream remains out of reach. Three families, one from each ... More


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