2 Theories of Community Influence.
3 Assessing Neighbourhood and Community Characteristics.
4 The Influence of Neighbourhood and Community Characteristics on Families and Children.
5 Children and Young People in Communities.
6 Community Interventions and Policy.
7 Community Interventions Aimed at Early Child Development and Parenting Problems.
8 Children’s Participation in Community Consultation and Planning.
9 Schools as Communities and Schools within Communities.
10 Community Based Approaches to Youth Safety and Juvenile Crime.
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