Publications

Published Reports

  • Community Change: Lessons Learned from Making Connections. The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2013. (VIEW REPORT)
  • Weathering the Recession: The Financial Crisis and Family Wealth Changes in Low-Income Neighborhoods, Hendy, McKernan, and Woo, March 2012. Prepared by the Urban Institute for the Annie E. Casey Foundation (VIEW REPORT)
  • Measuring Change While Changing Measures. The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2011. (GO TO REPORT)
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go? Exploring the Effects of Housing Instability and Mobility on Children, Cohen and Wardrip, February 2011. National Housing Conference, Center for Housing Policy (VIEW REPORT)
  • Finding Place in Making Connections Communities: Applying GIS to Residents’ Perceptions of Their Neighborhoods, Coulton, Chan and Mikelbank, January 2010. Prepared by the Urban Institute for the Annie E. Casey Foundation (VIEW REPORT)
  • Family Mobility and Neighborhood Change: New evidence and implications for community initiatives, Coulton, Theodos and Turner, November 2009. Prepared by the Urban Institute for the Annie E. Casey Foundation (VIEW REPORT)
  • Metropolitan Conditions and Trends: Changing Contexts for a Community Initiative, Hendy and Kingsley, July 2009. Prepared by the Urban Institute for the Annie E. Casey Foundation (VIEW REPORT)
  • Immigrant Integration in Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods: Improving economic prospects and strengthening connections for vulnerable families, Rawlings, Capps, Gentsh and Fortuny, 2007. Prepared by the Urban Institute for the Annie E. Casey Foundation (VIEW REPORT)

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • Neighborhood Tenure, Donated Social Support, and Neighborhood Participation in Low- and Moderate-Income Communities. Gilster, (under review) Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare
  • Decoupling Schools and Neighborhoods: School Location, Social Ties, and Neighborhood Perception. Burdick-Will, (under review) City and Community
  • Neighborhood Social Processes, Access to Health Care, and Child Health. Roy, (under review) Social Science & Medicine
  • Housing Unit Turnover and the Socioeconomic Mix of Low-Income Neighborhoods, Theodos, Coulton, and Pitingolo, 2015. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 660 (GO TO ARTICLE)
  • Emergency Saving and Household Hardship, Gjertson, 2014. Journal of Family and Economic Issues (GO TO ARTICLE)
  • Transforming Individual Civic Engagement into Community Collective Efficacy: The Role of Bonding Social Capital, Collins, Neal, and Neal, 2014. American Journal of Community Psychology 54(3-4) (GO TO ARTICLE)
  • Getting to Better Performing Schools: The Role of Residential Mobility in School Attainment in Low-Income Neighborhoods, Theodos, Coulton, and Budde, 2014. Cityscape 16(1) (GO TO ARTICLE)
  • Coming and Going: Effects of Change in Household Composition on the Economic Wellbeing of Families with Children, du Toit, Bachtell, and Haggerty, 2013. Urban Ills: Twenty First Century Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts, Vol. 1 (GO TO BOOK)
  • Addressing Residential Instability: Options for Cities and Community Initiatives, Kingsley, Jordan, and Traynor, 2012. Cityscape 14(3) (GO TO ARTICLE)
  • Residential Mobility and Residential Change: Real Neighborhoods under the Microscope, Coulton, Theodos, and Turner, 2012. Cityscape 14(3) (GO TO ARTICLE)
  • Tracking Residential Mobility at the Household Level, Bachtell, English, and Haggerty, 2012. Cityscape 14(3) (GO TO ARTICLE)
  • How Big is My Neighborhood? Individual and Contextual Effects on Perceptions of Neighborhood Scale, Coulton, Jennings, and Chan, 2012. American Journal of Community Psychology 51(1-2) (VIEW ARTICLE)
  • Finding Place in Community Change Initiatives: Using GIS to Uncover Resident Perceptions of their Neighborhoods, Coulton, Chan, and Mikelbank, 2011. Journal of Community Practice 19(1) (VIEW ARTICLE)
  • Parental and community level correlates of participation in out-of-school activities among children in low income neighborhoods, Coulton and Irwin, 2008. Children and Youth Services Review (VIEW ARTICLE)
  • Bonding Social Capital In Low Income Neighborhoods, Brisson and Usher, 2005. Family Relations 54 (VIEW ARTICLE)

Other Citations

  • Brisson, D. & Altschul, I. (2011). Collective Efficacy Predicting Experience of Material Hardship in Low-Income Neighborhoods. Urban Affairs Review, 47(4), 541-563.
  • Brisson, D., Roll, S. & East, J. (2009). Race and ethnicity as moderators of bonding social capital for employment in low-income neighborhoods. Families in Society, 90(4), 368-74.
  • Brisson, D. (2009). Testing the relationship of formal bonding, informal bonding, and formal bridging social capital on key outcomes for families in low-income neighborhoods. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 36(1), 167-83.
  • Brisson, D. & Roll, S. (2008). An adult education model of resident participation: Building community capacity and strengthening neighborhood-based activities in a comprehensive community initiative. Advances in Social Work, 9(2), 157-75.
  • Brisson, D. & Usher, C. L. (2007). The effects of informal neighborhood bonding social capital and neighborhood context on homeownership for families living in poverty. Journal of Urban Affairs, 29(1), 67-77.
  • Brisson, D. & Usher, C. L. (2007). Measuring bonding social capital in low-income neighborhoods. Journal of Social Service Research, 34(1), 1-12.
  • Brisson, D. (2007). Self-evaluation as a practice strategy to achieve the goals of a community change initiative. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 22(2), 21-39.

Conference Presentations

  • Decoupling School and Neighborhoods: Local School Attendance and Neighborhood Perception. Burdick-Will, April 2015. Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Low-Income Neighborhoods and Health: Assessing the Relationship between Aspects of Neighborhood Distress and Child Health. Zuberi and Teixeira, April 2015. Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Neighborhood Social Processes, Access to Health Care, and Child Health. Roy, March 2015. Biennial conference of the Society for Research on Child Development (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Variations in Social Cohesion in Low and Moderate Income Neighborhoods. Brisson and Walker, 2015. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • The Correlates of Neighborhood Social Cohesion within the Census Blocks of Making Connections Initiative Neighborhoods. Walker and Brisson, 2015. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Do Housing Choice Vouchers Lead to Improved School Participation? Lechuga-Peña and Brisson, January 2015. Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Identifying Doubled-Up Households Using Survey Data. Bachtell and Haggerty, 2014. American Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD POSTER)
  • Civic Pathways Toward Economic Opportunity for Low-Income Individuals, Benenson, March 2014. University of Central Florida Public Administration Research Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Why Adolescents Move and Why it Matters. Roy and Anderson, March 2014. Biennial conference on the Society for Research on Adolescence (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Organizational Resources as Capital: Configurations of Resource Use and Child Health. Roy and Burdick, July 2014. Head Start National Research Conference on Early Childhood (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • How do we evaluate place-based programs? Five questions to consider, Theodos, October 2013. American Evaluation Association Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Accounting for Dynamic Families and Communities in Place-Based Evaluations, Theodos and Coulton, June 2013. National Revitalization Conference (GO TO PRESENTATION)
  • Who Really Lives here and does it Matter? Household Structure Trajectories for Children Living with Other Adults in the Home, du Toit, Brown, and Haggerty, May 2013. Population Association of America Annual Meeting (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Neighborhood Stability and Neighborhood Change: A Study of Housing Unit Turnover in Low-Income Neighborhoods, Theodos, Coulton, and Pitingolo, April 2013. Federal Reserve Board 2013 Community Development Research Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Where Poor Children Live: Household Structure and Change in Composition through the Eyes of Children. du Toit, Bachtell, and Haggerty, April 2013. Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Illuminating Household Composition in Low Income Neighborhoods: Measures of Child Wellbeing in Two Parent, Single Parent, Extended, and Non-Parent Families. du Toit, Bachtell, and Haggerty, 2012. Council on Contemporary Families Conference (DOWNLOAD POSTER)
  • Tracking Mobility at the Household Level. Bachtell, English, and Haggerty, 2012. American Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD POSTER)
  • Household Composition and Child Wellbeing: Constructing Narratives to Inform a Research Agenda. Haggerty, Bachtell, du Toit, and English, September 2011. Annual meeting of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Coming and Going: The Effect of Household Composition on the Economic Well-being of Families with Children, du Toit, Bachtell, and Haggerty, March 2011. Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference
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  • Instability Overlooked: Evidence for the Importance of Household Roster Data Collection and Matching Over Time. du Toit and Haggerty, 2011. American Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION) (VIEW PAPER)
  • Predicting Mobility in Special Populations: Lessons from the Making Connections Survey. Bachtell and Latterner, 2011. American Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD POSTER)
  • Showcard Use and Mixed-Mode Administration in Longitudinal Surveys: Are the Data Comparable? Fisher, English, and Haggerty, 2011. American Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD POSTER)
  • Data Quality in the Retrospective Reporting of Addresses, Bachtell, Tangel, Latterner, English and Haggerty, 2010. American Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference (VIEW PAPER)
  • A Moving Target: The Effect of Changing Respondents in a Panel Survey of Households, Fisher, Bachtell, English, and Haggerty, 2010. American Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD POSTER)
  • Public Primary Schools and Making Connections Neighborhoods, Kingsley and Hendey, May 2008. Denver CHAPSS Learning Exchange (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • We Know Where you Live: The Impact of Movement on Differential Panel Survey Attrition. English, Haggerty, and O’Muircheartaigh, May 2008. American Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Vulnerable Families in Making Connections Neighborhoods, Kingsley and Hayes, April 2008. Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Patterns of Residential Mobility: Using Cluster Analysis to Identify Different Types of Movers, Stayers, and Newcomers in the Making Connections Sites, Theodos, July 2007. Presentation to the Analytic Standards Committee (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Using Mental Maps to study Neighborhood Movement in the Inner-City: Formal vs. Informal Definitions. English, April 2007. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Comparative Analysis: Metro/County Contexts, Kingsley, March 2007. Presentation to the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Center for the Study of Social Policy at the Annie E. Casey Foundation (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • A Geographic Analysis of Making Connections Movers: Preliminary Results. English, Haggerty, O'Muircheartaigh, and Garcia. September 2006. Presentation at the Urban Institute (DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION)
  • Aggregation issues in neighborhood research: A comparison of several levels of census geography and resident defined neighborhoods, Coulton, Cook and Irwin, 2004. Association for Public Policy and Management Annual Fall Research Conference (VIEW PAPER)

Dissertations

  • Civic Engagement as a Pathway toward Economic Opportunity: A Multimethod Study of Low-income Individuals. Benenson, 2015 (VIEW PDF)
  • Rebuilding Social Organization in Low-Income Neighborhoods: The Influence of Habitat for Humanity. Lattimore, 2015 (VIEW PDF)
  • The Neighborhood as a Social Structure for Collective Action: The Role of Bonding Social Capital, Civic Engagement, and Neighborhood Racial Homogeneity. Collins, 2013 (VIEW PDF)
  • Neighborhood Attachment among Latinos in Low-Income Communities. Bachtell, 2012 (VIEW PDF)
  • Mediating Impact of Social Capital and Human Capital on Employment Outcome among Single Women Who Use Welfare: A Structural Equation Model. Gezinski, 2011 (VIEW PDF)
  • The Moral Economy of Debt: Race, Ethnicity and Perceptions of Fairness in Credit Markets for the Poor. Nuñez, 2011 (VIEW PDF) (VIEW TABLES)
  • The Bonds and Bridges to Economic Success: An Application and Test of Social Capital in Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods. Brisson, 2004 (VIEW PDF)