Quantifying Neighbourhood Effects: Frontiers and perspectives

Quantifying Neighbourhood Effects: Frontiers and perspectives

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ISBN-13: 9781317967996
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Jörg Blasius is a Professor of Sociology at the Institute for Political Science and Sociology, University of Bonn, Germany. He currently serves as the president of RC33 (research committee of logic and methodology in sociology) of the International Sociological Association.

Jürgen Friedrichs is Professor Emeritus of the Research Institute for Sociology at the University of Cologne, Germany. He serves as senior editor of the Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpyschologie.

George Galster is the Clarence Hilberry Professor of Urban Affairs at the Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Wayne State University. His research has dealt with metropolitan housing markets, racial discrimination and segregation.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Quantifying Neighbourhood Effects  Jörg BlasiusJürgen Friedrichs and George Galster

2. What mix matters? Exploring the relationships between individuals’ incomes and different measures of their neighborhood context  Roger Andersson, Sako Musterd, George Galster and Timo M. Kauppinen

3. Mixed Tenure Communities and Neighbourhood Quality  Ade Kearns and Phil Mason

4. Homeownership, poverty and educational achievement: school effects as neighbourhood effects  Glen Bramley and Noah Kofi Karley

5. The Influence of Neighbourhood Poverty During Childhood on Fertility, Education, and Earnings Outcomes  George Galster, Dave E. Marcotte, Marv Mandell, Hal Wolman and Nancy Augustine

6. Internal heterogeneity of a deprived urban area and its impact on residents’ perception of deviance  Jörg Blasius and Jürgen Friedrichs

7. The effects of neighbourhood poverty on adolescent problem behaviours: A multi-level analysis differentiated by gender and ethnicity  Dietrich Oberwittler

8. The socio-cultural integration of ethnic minorities in the Netherlands. Identifying neighbourhood effects on multiple integration outcomes  Mérove Gijsberts and Jaco Dagevos

9. Intergenerational Neighbourhood-Type Mobility: Examining Differences between Blacks and Whites  Thomas P. Vartanian, Page Walker Buck and Philip Gleason

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