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Saturday, April 6 • 10:30am - 11:50am
Saturday - How Neighborhoods Matter: Context, Use, and Outcome

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Moderator: Anita Zuberi (University of Pittsburgh)

  • The Importance of Place: Is Social Cohesion Shaped by Class, Race and Space?
    Sara Chaganti (Brandeis University), Alexis Mann (Brandeis University)
  • Socio-Spatial Activities and Social Networks of Youth: Does the Neighbourhood Matter?
    Kirsten Visser (Utrecht University/Urban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht), Ronald Van Kempen (Utrecht University), Gideon Bolt (Utrecht University)
  • The Importance of Neighborhood Contexts on Participation in Head Start Programs by Low-Income Latino and African American Young Children
    Jessica Lucero (Utah State University), Anna Santiago (Case Western Reserve University), George Galster (Wayne State University), Rebecca Wiersma (Madonna University)
  • Neighborhoods, Race, and Health: Assessing the Relationship between Neighborhood Distress and Maternal Health in Pittsburgh
    Anita Zuberi (University of Pittsburgh), Waverly Duck (University of Pittsburgh), Bob Gradeck (University of Pittsburgh)

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Sara Chaganti

PhD Student, Brandeis University

Jessica Lucero

Utah State University
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Kirsten Visser

PhD candidate, Utrecht University/Urban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht

Anita Zuberi

University of Pittsburgh


Alexis Mann

Brandeis University

Anna Maria Santiago, Michigan State University

Professor of Social Work, Michigan State University

Bob Gradeck

University of Pittsburgh
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George Galster

Hillberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
justice, beauty and the world

Gideon Bolt

Utrecht University

Rebecca Wiersma

Madonna University

Ronald van Kempen

Utrecht University

Waverly Duck

University of Pittsburgh


Anita Zuberi

University of Pittsburgh

Saturday April 6, 2013 10:30am - 11:50am PDT
French Room