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Residential Segregation and Health

Dolores Acevedo-Garcia and Kimberly A. Lochner

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print May 2003 | ISBN: 9780195138382
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865505 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138382.003.0012
Residential Segregation and Health

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This chapter examines research on racial segregation and health. It argues that both theoretically and empirically, research on neighborhood effects needs to relate neighborhood characteristics to broader social processes such as class segregation, racial/ethnic segregation, and residential mobility. So far, U.S. research on segregation and health has not addressed this type of question. Multilevel studies that assume that neighborhoods do not occur in isolation but are influenced by their metropolitan area may enrich the research on neighborhoods and health.

Keywords: public health; race; residential segregation; neighborhood research; ethnicity; ethnic groups

Chapter.  6691 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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