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“There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America” by Kotlowitz
Do a book review about the book “There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America.”
What is this book about? How is it important to understand the complex relations between socioeconomic inequality, the dynamics of cities, and inequalities in health? How, if at all, does it shed light on how the social, economic, service, and built environment attributes of cities matter to health, health inequalities, or known social/economic determinants of health? What theoretical perspective (either implicit or explicit) is the book written from? How does this theoretical perspective help to understand the problem? In what ways is it deficient for understanding the problem at issue? What are the strengths and limitations of the empirical work in the book? What implications does the book have for policy?