Author: Jencks, Christopher, & Mayer, Susan

Title: The Social Consequences of Growing Up in a Poor Neighborhood

University Affiliation: Harvard University

Email: christopher_jencks@Harvard.Edu;

Research Question: Determine how much effect the social composition of a neighborhood or school has on children's life chances.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: In Inner-City Poverty in the United States in Lynn

Journal Entry: Laurence E. Lynn, Jr. & Michael McGeary editors, Chapter 4

Year: 1990


Scholarship Type Chapter in Book

Keywords: Ability Groups, Academic Achievement, Crime, Long Term Outcomes, Racial Composition, SES

Regions National

Methodologies: Qualitative

Research Designs: Literature Review

Method of Analysis: Content Analysis

Sampling Frame: Previous Studies

Sample Types: Nonrandom

Unit of Analysis: Document

Data Types: Qualitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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