Urban Neighborhoods: Research and Policy


"Those involved in urban neighborhood and community research with an applied focus will find in this volume a number of useful and practical examples of how to do it. . . . The modesty with which some of the results is presented is refreshing, and the candor with which the authors treat their shortcomings is commendable. Several authors make it quite clear that good research does not necessarily produce the best information for those working to improve the social fabric of urban communities. On the other hand, there is a certain amount of optimism in these essays for those who want to see their research produce positive results in the communities they study. . . . [The] essays are clear and the points are well made and carefully documented. An excellent source of information, research findings, and policy recommendations." Choice

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Lauren B. Gates
  • Richard C. Rich
  • Allen C. Goodman
  • Sidney Brower
  • David M. Chavis
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1986


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