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Reflections on Neighborhoods and Collective Efficacy

By Charlie Collins Transforming social cohesion into informal social control: Deconstructing collective efficacy and the moderating role of neighborhood racial homogeneity, by Charles R. Collins, Zachary P. Neal, and Jennifer Watling Neal, was published in Volume 39, Issue 3 of the Journal of Urban Affairs and is currently available for free access for a limited… Continue reading Reflections on Neighborhoods and Collective Efficacy

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Book Review Preview: The New Urban Crisis

By Jason Plummer Florida, Richard, The New Urban Crisis: How our cities are increasing inequality, deepening segregation, and failing the middle class – and what we can do about it. (New York:  Basic Books, 2017) Florida’s stated purpose for writing The New Urban Crisis to (1) define the new urban crisis, (2) identify the forces… Continue reading Book Review Preview: The New Urban Crisis