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Through the Eyes of Children: An Ethnographic Perspective on Neighborhoods and Child Development

Comparable variety is noted in the methodological approaches used to assess neighborhoods. Approaches include windshield surveys (Spencer et al., 1997}, block and block-group analysis of census data (Korbin & Coulton, 1997}, and the use of surveys to determine residents' perceptions of risks in a specific geographic area (Hyson & Bolin, 1990).