Neighborhood Influences - THE CONTEXT OF ECONOMIC HARDSHIP:...

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THE CONTEXT OF ECONOMIC HARDSHIP: NEIGHBORHOOD INFLUENCES FSHD 447A 4/16/09
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Objectives To gain knowledge of the key features of neighborhoods as contexts for economic hardship. To understand how neighborhood characteristics influence family and parenting strategies. To understand the consequences of neighborhood family strategies for adolescent development. To understand the implications of neighborhood conditions for adults’ ability to demonstrate competent parenting.
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Neighborhood Influences Economic hardship impacts the resources and conditions present in neighborhoods and communities in which families live. The Philadelphia Study (Furstenberg, 1993) – Ethnographic study of families in five inner-city neighborhoods. How do parents living in disadvantaged neighborhoods perceive, organize, and manage the world outside the household? How do neighborhood characteristics influence
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