Good kids from bad neighborhoods : successful development in social context / Delbert S. Elliott ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Elliott, Delbert S.Material type: TextPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006Description: xviii, 397 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521682215; 9780521682213 (pbk.); 0521863570 (hardback); 9780521863575 (hardback).Subject(s): Children -- United States -- Social conditions | Community organization -- United States | Youth with social disabilities -- United States | Neighborhood -- United StatesDDC classification: 362.7
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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