Unformatted text preview: reason why these neighborhoods are consistently poor across the nation other than structural factors. 3) Williams Reading It was interesting to note that living in a poor neighborhood was different if that neighborhood was located near a better-off neighborhood rather than living in an entire section of a city that is surrounded by poverty. This was one of the reasons poor whites did better than poor blacks. Does living near a better-off neighborhood encourage the residents of the poor neighborhood to keep their streets clean and safe?...
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