Good kids from bad neighborhoods : successful development in social context / Delbert S. Elliott ... [et al.]. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006. - xviii, 397 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-380) and indexes.

Growing up in disadvantaged neighborhoods -- Growing up in Denver and Chicago : the neighborhood study -- Good and bad neighborhoods for raising children -- The effects of growing up in a bad neighborhood : initial findings -- Critical dimensions of neighborhood organization and culture -- The effects of neighborhood organization and culture -- Family influences : managing disadvantage and promoting success -- School climate and types of peer groups -- What matters most for successful youth

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Children--Social conditions.--United States
Community organization--United States.
Youth with social disabilities--United States.
Neighborhood--United States.

362.7 / E.D. G 2006

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