Studies focused on how aspects of the community and neighborhood context (e.g., poverty, crime, collective efficacy) influence the development of problem behaviors.
Wei, E., Hipwell, A., Pardini, D., Beyers, J. M., & Loeber, R. (2005). Block observations of neighborhood physical disorder are associated with neighborhood crime, firearm injuries and death, and teen births. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58, 904-908.
Fabio, A., Cohen, J., & Loeber, R. (in press). Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and the shape of the age-crime curve. American Journal of Public Health.
Berg, M. T. & Loeber, R. (in press). Examining the neighborhood context of the violent offending-victimization relationship: A prospective investigation. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.