How Does Family Well-Being Vary across Different Types of Neighborhoods?
Published April 2006
Author Margery Austin Turner, Deborah R. Kaye
Source Urban Institute
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A substantial body of research finds evidence that living in high-poverty and racially isolated neighborhoods can undermine the well-being and potential of children and adults. This paper uses the richness of National Survey of America's Families data on family work effort, economic security, access to services and supports, and child well-being to shed new light on the relevance of neighborhood environment.


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