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The Resource Good kids from bad neighborhoods : successful development in social context, Delbert S. Elliott [and others]

Good kids from bad neighborhoods : successful development in social context, Delbert S. Elliott [and others]

Label
Good kids from bad neighborhoods : successful development in social context
Title
Good kids from bad neighborhoods
Title remainder
successful development in social context
Statement of responsibility
Delbert S. Elliott [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a study of successful youth development in poor, disadvantaged neighborhoods in Denver and Chicago - a study of how children living in the worst neighborhoods develop or fail to develop the values, competencies and commitments that lead to a productive, healthy responsible adult life. While there is a strong focus on neighborhood effects, the study employs a multicontextual model examining both the direct effects of the neighborhood ecology, social organization and contexts embedded in the neighborhood. The unique and combined influence of the neighborhood, family, school, peer group a
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
362.74
Index
index present
LC call number
HV1431
LC item number
.G63 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Elliot, Delbert S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Youth with social disabilities
  • Community organization
  • Children
  • Neighborhoods
  • Children
  • Community organization
  • Neighborhoods
  • Youth with social disabilities
  • United States
Label
Good kids from bad neighborhoods : successful development in social context, Delbert S. Elliott [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Tables; Tables, appendix a; Figures; Foreword; References; Acknowledgments; 1 Growing Up in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods; Introduction; Overcoming adversity in disadvantaged neighborhoods; The potential contribution of this study; Primary study objectives; Organizational structure of this book; Notes; Growing Up in Denver and Chicago; Synopsis; 2 Growing Up in Denver and Chicago; Introduction; Identifying the geographical boundaries of neighborhoods; Validating neighborhood boundaries
  • Qualitative data on neighborhood boundariesDiscussion; Selecting study neighborhoods; Data sources and measures; General organization of study findings; Notes; Good and Bad Neighborhoods for Raising Children; Synopsis; 3 Good and Bad Neighborhoods for Raising Children; Introduction; Northside; Allenspark; The neighborhood as a developmental context; Types of neighborhood effects; Advantaged and disadvantaged neighborhoods; Defining disadvantage; Neighborhood Poverty; Racial and Ethnic Heterogeneity; Residential Instability; Single-Parent Families
  • Physical condition: well-kept and deteriorated neighborhoodsSocial isolation; Social control; The amplification of disadvantage; Discussion; Notes; The Effects of Growing Up in a Bad Neighborhood; Synopsis; 4 The Effects of Growing Up in a Bad Neighborhood; Introduction; Measures of success, disadvantage, and deterioration; Measuring Successful Youth Development; The Measure of Neighborhood Disadvantage; The Measure of Physical Deterioration; Neighborhood poverty, disadvantage, and deterioration
  • Neighborhood disadvantage, deterioration, and successful youth development: neighborhood level findingsNeighborhood-Level Effects: Poverty and Disadvantage; Success: Personal Competence Outcomes; Problem Behavior; Being On Track; Grades; Delinquency and Arrest; Neighborhood-level effects: physical deterioration; Combined disadvantage and deterioration effects; Neighborhood-level effects: summary and discussion; Neighborhood effects on individual development; Initial estimates of neighborhood influences on individual success outcomes
  • Hlm analyses: adjusted estimates of neighborhood and individual effects on successExploring the interactions; Discussion: the effects of disadvantage/poverty and deterioration on individual-level success outcomes; Conclusion; Notes; Critical Dimensions of Neighborhood Organization and Culture; Synopsis; 5 Critical Dimensions of Neighborhood Organization and Culture; Introduction; A general model of neighborhood effects; Components of organization and culture; Institutional Effectiveness; Informal Promotion and Control Structures; Informal Networks and Social Control
Control code
252529502
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 397 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511245572
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252529502
Label
Good kids from bad neighborhoods : successful development in social context, Delbert S. Elliott [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Tables; Tables, appendix a; Figures; Foreword; References; Acknowledgments; 1 Growing Up in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods; Introduction; Overcoming adversity in disadvantaged neighborhoods; The potential contribution of this study; Primary study objectives; Organizational structure of this book; Notes; Growing Up in Denver and Chicago; Synopsis; 2 Growing Up in Denver and Chicago; Introduction; Identifying the geographical boundaries of neighborhoods; Validating neighborhood boundaries
  • Qualitative data on neighborhood boundariesDiscussion; Selecting study neighborhoods; Data sources and measures; General organization of study findings; Notes; Good and Bad Neighborhoods for Raising Children; Synopsis; 3 Good and Bad Neighborhoods for Raising Children; Introduction; Northside; Allenspark; The neighborhood as a developmental context; Types of neighborhood effects; Advantaged and disadvantaged neighborhoods; Defining disadvantage; Neighborhood Poverty; Racial and Ethnic Heterogeneity; Residential Instability; Single-Parent Families
  • Physical condition: well-kept and deteriorated neighborhoodsSocial isolation; Social control; The amplification of disadvantage; Discussion; Notes; The Effects of Growing Up in a Bad Neighborhood; Synopsis; 4 The Effects of Growing Up in a Bad Neighborhood; Introduction; Measures of success, disadvantage, and deterioration; Measuring Successful Youth Development; The Measure of Neighborhood Disadvantage; The Measure of Physical Deterioration; Neighborhood poverty, disadvantage, and deterioration
  • Neighborhood disadvantage, deterioration, and successful youth development: neighborhood level findingsNeighborhood-Level Effects: Poverty and Disadvantage; Success: Personal Competence Outcomes; Problem Behavior; Being On Track; Grades; Delinquency and Arrest; Neighborhood-level effects: physical deterioration; Combined disadvantage and deterioration effects; Neighborhood-level effects: summary and discussion; Neighborhood effects on individual development; Initial estimates of neighborhood influences on individual success outcomes
  • Hlm analyses: adjusted estimates of neighborhood and individual effects on successExploring the interactions; Discussion: the effects of disadvantage/poverty and deterioration on individual-level success outcomes; Conclusion; Notes; Critical Dimensions of Neighborhood Organization and Culture; Synopsis; 5 Critical Dimensions of Neighborhood Organization and Culture; Introduction; A general model of neighborhood effects; Components of organization and culture; Institutional Effectiveness; Informal Promotion and Control Structures; Informal Networks and Social Control
Control code
252529502
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 397 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511245572
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252529502

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