• Summary of Findings
  • Part One: About the study, the areas and the families
  • 1.1 Introduction and Method
  • 1.2 Characteristics of families interviewed and comparisons with neighbourhoodpopulations
  • 1.3 Description of the neighbourhoods
  • 1.4 People’s views of the areas
  • Part Two – How people see the areas
  • 2.1 Satisfaction with the areas
  • 2.2 Places to live
  • 2.3 The areas as places to bring up children
  • 2.4 Changing childhoods
  • 2.5 Does community spirit exist?
  • 2.6 Does community spirit matter?
  • Part Three: Changing areas
  • 3.1 Race
  • 3.2 Schools
  • 3.3 Are the areas getting better or worse?
  • 3.4 What would help families most?
  • Conclusions
  • References