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Location Matters

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Science  06 Apr 2012:
Vol. 336, Issue 6077, pp. 35-36
DOI: 10.1126/science.1220684

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Synthesizing more than a decade of empirical research in Chicago, Sampson argues that neighborhoods strongly influence a wide range of social phenomena (including crime, health, civic engagement, altruism, and birthrates).