Problems in deprived neighbourhoods are often tackled through socio-economic integration. The thought behind this approach is that residents with lower incomes and educational levels are motivated to improve their position through their proximity to neighbours with a better socio-economic standing. However, young people who move to more affluent areas actually exhibit more problem behaviour, says Jaap Nieuwenhuis.

https://www.tudelft.nl/en/2017/bk/moving-to-a-more-affluent-neighbourhood-leads-to-more-problematic-behaviour-amongst-youths/

Jaap Nieuwenhuis

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