Author: Blau, Judith, Lamb, Vicky, Stearns, Elizabeth, & Pellerin, Lisa

Title: Cosmopolitan Environments and Adolescents' Gains in Social Studies

University Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Email: judith_blau@unc.edu

Research Question: Predict how neighborhood characteristics and measures of social problems affect gains on achievement tests between 10th and 12th grades.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Sociology of Education

Journal Entry: Vol. 74, No. 2, pp.121-138

Year: 2001

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Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Climate, Context, Diversity, Inequality, Math, Neighborhood, Racial Inequalities, Science, Social Studies

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Survey Data

Method of Analysis: Multilevel Models

Sampling Frame: Public Schools in 30 metropolitan areas

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: School, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Cross Sectional

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