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Family Mobility and Neighborhood Change: New evidence and implications for community initiatives

Coulton, Claudia and Theodos, Brett and Turner, Margery A. Annie E. Casey Foundation (2009) Family Mobility and Neighborhood Change: New evidence and implications for community initiatives. Project Report. UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

Americans change residences frequently. Residential mobility can reflect positive changes in a family’s circumstances or be a symptom of instability and insecurity. Mobility may also change neighborhoods as a whole. To shed light on these challenges, this report uses a unique survey conducted for the Making Connections initiative. The first component measures how mobility contributed to changes in neighborhoods’ composition and characteristics. The second component identifies groups of households that reflect different reasons for moving or staying in place. The final component introduces five stylized models of neighborhood performance: each has implications for low-income families’ well-being and for community-change efforts.


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Item Type: Report Document or other Monograph (Project Report)
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Residential mobility, instability, Making Connections initiative, community-change, neighborhoods
Subjects: Practice > interventions
Research > methodologies
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Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2011 10:42
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 10:42
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3019

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