Creative Loafing recently interviewed Georgia State University Sociology Professor Deirdre Oakley regarding the latest report from the Georgia State University Urban Health Initiative, which compiles data from the six-month post-move followup study of former Atlanta public housing residents:
This three-year research project has been headed by GSU Sociology Professors Deirdre Oakley, Erin Ruel, and Lesley Reid, with graduate and undergraduate students contributing to the research project as well.
Explore more resources related to this research:
- Cisneros, H., & Engdahl, L. (2009). From despair to hope : HOPE VI and the new promise of public housing in America’s cities. Brookings Institution Press. [E-BOOK]
- Anil, B., Sjoquist, D. L., & Wallace, S. (2010). The effect of a program-based housing move on employment: HOPE VI in Atlanta. Southern Economic Journal, 77(1), 138-160.
- McNulty, T. L., & Holloway, S. R. (2000). Race, crime, and public housing in Atlanta: Testing a conditional effect hypothesis. Social Forces, 79(2), 707-729.
- Many library resources regarding public housing and urban renewal in Atlanta from 1954 onward.