CitationYuan, Yue & Weihua, An (2016). Neighborhood, school, and network influences on adolescents’ perceived risk. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Denver, CO.
AbstractPrior research has identified a list of individual attributes along with neighborhood, school, and network characteristics as potential factors affecting risk perception. However, prior research has rarely investigated the effects of these factors on risk perceptions simultaneously.To account for the overlaps between school districts and neighborhoods, we resort to cross-classified multilevel modeling (CCMM). We find network characteristics matter for both risk perceptions, but probably more so for risk perception at school than at neighborhood. We also find that while more friends decrease risk perception, more friends with delinquent and violent behaviors increase risk perception.
Reference TypeConference proceeding
Book TitleAcademy of Criminal Justice Sciences