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In our backyard [electronic resource] : how 3 L.A. neighborhoods affect kids' lives / Anne R. Pebley, Mary E. Vaiana.

Author/Creator:
Pebley, Anne R., 1953-
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (45 p.)
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Subjects:
Children -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions.
Child development -- California -- Los Angeles.
Neighborhoods -- California -- Los Angeles.
Community life -- California -- Los Angeles.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Focused on the subtle interaction between children's well-being and the neighborhoods in which they grow up, this title consider the age of the community's residents, their incomes, and residential turnover in the neighborhood, all of which are thought to be important for children.
Contents:
Preface; Acknowledgments; Why care about neighborhoods?; Hitting the streets in L.A.; Community profiles; The human landscape; How big is a child's neighborhood?; The neighborhood environment; How well are kids doing in these neighborhoods?; Which characteristics of neighborhoods are important for children?; A broader look at L.A.
Notes:
"MR-1470-WMKF"--P. [4] cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 36).
Contributor:
Vaiana, Mary E.
ISBN:
1-282-28264-6
9786612282645
0-8330-3386-7
OCLC:
475935966