Discover Magazine, "The Enduring Importance of Neighborhoods: A Sense of Trust is Key to Making Urban Neighborhoods Thrive." By Dan Hurley, April, 2013.
The Atlantic, "Kind Neighbors Are Scarce, but Important." By Lindsay Abrams, March 2013.
Symposium on "Great American City and the Future of Urban Studies." New York University, March 1, 2013. Click here for details.
The New York Times featured Great American City in a story about a neighborhood in Chicago under challenge: “Diagnosis: Battered but Vibrant.” See also "Saving Chatham," "Chatham's Community Character," and the associated podcast "Hanging On in Chicago," January 8, 2013.
New articles in 2013: Sampson, Robert J. 2013. The Place of Context: A Theory and Strategy for Criminology's Hard Problems. Criminology 51: 1-31. See also Kirk, David S, and Sampson, Robert J. 2013. Juvenile Arrest and Collateral Educational Damage in the Transition to Adulthood. Sociology of Education 86: 36–62.
The Chronicle of Higher Education on "The Neighborhood Effect" (November 2012).
Chicago Magazine on "Homicide, Social Efficacy, and Poverty in Chicago" and "Does Segregation Make a City More Vulnerable to Crime?" (January 2013).
Now posted: "Neighborhood Effects and the Contemporary City," Chicago Ideas Week video, October 2012.
The September 21st (2012) volume of Science Magazine has an article on the "Moving to Opportunity" experiment by Jens Ludwig et al. on "Neighborhood Effects on the Long-term Well-being of Low-Income Adults," and an accompanying "Perspectives" on "Moving and the Neighborhood Glass Ceiling," by Sampson. For access go to Articles page.
For reviews, essays, and interviews about Great American City, click here.