Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods Chicago skyline ICPSR PHDCN

Community Survey

Community Survey abstract and data files

Social Disorder

Perceived Violence

Social Cohesion

Social Control

Neighborhood Decline

Intergenerational Closure

Reciprocated Exchange

Child-Centered Social Control


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