Robert J Sampson
Affiliation: Harvard University
- The neighborhood context of well-beingRobert J Sampson
Department of Sociology, Harvard University, 675 William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Perspect Biol Med 46:S53-64. 2003..Further efforts to explain the causes of variation in collective processes associated with healthy communities may provide innovative opportunities for preventive intervention...
- Social anatomy of racial and ethnic disparities in violenceRobert J Sampson
Department of Sociology, Harvard University, William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Am J Public Health 95:224-32. 2005..The results imply that generic interventions to improve neighborhood conditions and support families may reduce racial gaps in violence...
- Neighborhood selection and the social reproduction of concentrated racial inequalityRobert J Sampson
Department of Sociology, William James Hall, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Demography 45:1-29. 2008..Selection and racially shaped hierarchies are thus mutually constituted and account for an apparent equilibrium of neighborhood inequality...
- Durable effects of concentrated disadvantage on verbal ability among African-American childrenRobert J Sampson
Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:845-52. 2008..The results indicate that living in a severely disadvantaged neighborhood reduces the later verbal ability of black children on average by approximately 4 points, a magnitude that rivals missing a year or more of schooling...