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Author Nebbitt, Von E.

Title Adolescents in Public Housing : Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface; Part I: Theoretical Underpinnings and Methodology; 1. Introduction: Context Matters; 2. A Framework for Inquiry Into Neighborhood-Institutional Relationships Related to Public Housing and Adolescent Development, with Odis Johnson Jr.; 3. An Integrated Model of Adolescent development in Public Housing Neighborhoods, With Kathy Sanders-Phillips and Lisa R. Rawlings ; Part II: Empirical Section; 4. Methodology and Procedures, with Taqi M. Tirmazi and Tarek Zidan
5. Modeling Latent Profiles of Efficacious Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Deviance, with Ajita M. Robinson 6. The Social Ecology of Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Use, with Michael G. Vaughn, Margaret Lombe, and Stephen Tripodi; 7. Explaining the Relationship Between Neighborhood Risk and Adolescent Health-Risk Behaviors: A Focus on Adolescent Depressive Symptoms, with Sharon F. Lambert and Crystal L. Barksdale; 8. Risk and Protectize factors of Depressive Symptoms, with Margaret Lombe and Von E. Nebbitt; Part III: Implications and Applications
9. Implications to Practice and Service Use, with Theda Rose and Michael Lindsey10. A New Direction for Public Housing: The Implications for Adolescent Well-Being, with Carol S. Collard; 11. Summary and Conclusion: The Challenges of Public Housing Environments for Youth, with James Herbert Williams, Christopher A. Veeh, and David B. Miller; Contributors; References; Index
Summary Adolescents in Public Housing incorporates data from multiple public-housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non–HOPE VI public-housing neighborhoods. With findings grounded in empirical research, the book gives practitioners and policy makers a solid grasp of the attitudes toward deviance, alcohol and drug abuse, and depressive symptoms characterizing these communities and links them explicitly to gaps in policy and practice. Adolescents in Public Housing initiates new, productive paths for research into t
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 0231519966