Publications

  • Visser, Kirsten, Florian Sichling, and Robert J. Chaskin. 2017. “Hot times, hot places. Youth’s risk perceptions and risk management in Chicago and Rotterdam.” Journal of Youth Studies 20(6): 763-779.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2016. “Between the Idea and the Reality: Public Housing Reform and the Further Marginalization of the Poor.” City and Community 15(4): 372-375.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., and Mark L. Joseph. 2015. "Contested space: Design principles and regulatory regimes in mixed-income communities in Chicago." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 660(1): 136-154

  • Chaskin, Robert J., and Mark L. Joseph. 2015. Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., and David M. Greenberg. 2015. "Between public and private action: Neighborhood organizations and local governance." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 44(2): 248-267.

  • Khare, Amy T., Mark L. Joseph, and Robert J. Chaskin. 2015. "The enduring significance of race in mixed-income developments." Urban Affairs Review 51(4): 474-503.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2014. "Neighborhood data and locally driven community change." In Strengthening Communities with Neighborhood Data, Claudia Coulton, and Tom Kingsley, eds. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2013. "Integration and exclusion: Urban poverty, public housing reform, and the dynamics of neighborhood restructuring." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 647(1): 237-67.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., and Mark L. Joseph. 2013. " 'Positive' gentrification, social control, and the 'right to the city' in mixed-income communities: Uses and expectations of space and place." International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 37(2): 480-502.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., Florian Sichling, and Mark L. Joseph. 2013. "Youth in mixed-income communities replacing public housing complexes: Context, dynamics and response." Cities.

  • Fraser, James C., Robert J. Chaskin, and Joshua Theodore Bazuin. 2013. Making mixed-income neighborhoods work for low-income households. Cityscape 15(2): 83-100.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2012. "Theories of community." In The Handbook of Community Practice, 2nd ed., Marie Weil, Michael S. Reisch, and Mary L. Ohmer, eds. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., Mark L. Joseph, Sara Voelker, and Amy Dworsky. 2012. "Public housing transformation and resident relocation: Comparing destinations and household characteristics in Chicago." Cityscape 14(1): 183-214.

  • Chaskin, Robert, and Mikael Karlstrom. 2012. Beyond the neighborhood: Policy engagement and systems change in the New Communities Program. New York: MDRC.

  • Chaskin, Robert, Amy Khare, and Mark Joseph. 2012. "Participation, deliberation, and decision-making: The dynamics of inclusion and exclusion in mixed-income developments." Urban Affairs Review 48(6): 866-908.

  • Joseph, Mark L., and Robert J. Chaskin. 2012. "Mixed-income developments and low rates of return: Insights from relocated public housing residents in Chicago." Housing Policy Debate 22(3): 377-405.

  • McCormick, Naomi J., Mark L. Joseph, and Robert J. Chaskin. 2012. "The new stigma of relocated public housing residents: Challenges to social identity in mixed-income developments." City and Community 11(3): 285-308.

  • Sites, William, Robert J. Chaskin, and Virginia Parks. 2012. "Reframing community practice for the 21st century: Multiple traditions, multiple challenges." In The Community Development Reader, 2nd ed., James deFillipis and Susan Saegert, eds. New York: Routledge.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., and Mark L. Joseph. 2011. "Social interaction in mixed-income developments: Relational expectations and emerging reality." Journal of Urban Affairs 33(2): 209-37.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2010. "The Chicago School: A context for youth intervention, research and development." In Youth Gangs and Community Intervention: Research, Practice, and Evidence, Robert J. Chaskin, ed. 3-23. New York: Columbia University Press.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., ed. 2010. Youth Gangs and Community Intervention: Research, Practice, and Evidence. New York: Columbia University Press.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., and Mark L. Joseph. 2010. "Building 'community' in mixed-income developments: Assumptions, approaches, and early experiences." Urban Affairs Review 45(3): 299-335.

  • Greenberg, David, Nandita Verma, Keri-Nicole Dillman, and Robert Chaskin. 2010. Creating a platform for sustained neighborhood improvement: Interim findings from Chicago’s New Communities Program. New York: MDRC.

  • Joseph, Mark, and Robert Chaskin. 2010. "Living in a mixed-income development: Resident perceptions of the benefits and disadvantages of two developments in Chicago." Urban Studies 47(11): 2347-66.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2009. "Building community capacity for children, youth, and families." Children Australia 34(1): 31-39.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2009. "Toward a theory of change in community-based practice with youth: A case-study exploration." Children and Youth Services Review 31(10): 1127-34.

  • Brown, Prudence, Robert Chaskin, Ralph Hamilton, and Harold Richman. 2008. "Toward greater effectiveness in community change: Challenges and responses for philanthropy." In The Community Development Reader, James DeFilippis and Susan Saegert, eds. 140-7. New York: Routledge.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2008. "Dissemination and impact: Issues, lessons and future directions." In Research for Action: Cross-national Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children, Robert J. Chaskin and Jona M. Rosenfeld, eds. 131-57. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2008. "Resilience, community, and resilient communities: Conditioning contexts and collective action." Child Care in Practice 14(1): 65-74.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., and Jona M. Rosenfeld. 2008. Introduction: Mapping the terrain. In Research for Action: Cross-national Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children, Robert J. Chaskin and Jona M. Rosenfeld, eds. 3-16. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., and Jona M. Rosenfeld, eds. 2008. Research for Action: Cross-national Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Kubisch, Anne C., Patricia Auspos, Prudence Brown, Robert Chaskin, Karen Fulbright-Anderson, and Ralph Hamilton. 2008. "Strengthening the connections between communities and external resources." In The Community Development Reader, James DeFilippis and Susan Saegert, eds. 319-26. New York: Routledge.

  • Rosenfeld, Jona M., and Robert J. Chaskin. 2008. "Charting a course for fuller engagement: Toward a framework for action." In Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children, Robert J. Chaskin and Jona M. Rosenfeld, eds. 158-70. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Joseph, Mark L., Robert J. Chaskin, and Henry S. Webber. 2007. "The theoretical basis for addressing poverty through mixed-income development." Urban Affairs Review 42(3): 369-409.

  • Sites, William, Robert J. Chaskin, and Virginia Parks. 2007. "Reframing community practice for the 21st century: Multiple traditions, multiple challenges." Journal of Urban Affairs 29(5): 519-41.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2006. "Defining neighborhood." In Planning and Urban Design Stan­dards, Megan S. Lewis and William R. Klein, eds. 409. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2006. "Family support as community-based practice: Considering a community capacity framework for family support provision." In Family Support as Reflective Practice, Pat Dolan, John Canavan, and John Pinkerton, eds. 42-60. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., Robert M. Goerge, Ada Skyles, and Shannon Guiltinan. 2006. "Mea­suring social capital: An exploration in researcher-community partnership." Journal of Community Psychology 34(4): 489-514.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. and Shannon Guiltinan. 2006. Creating Out-of-School Opportunities for Young People: After School Matters, Systems Change, and Neighborhood Networks. Chicago: Chapin Hall Center for Children.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2005. "Democracy and bureaucracy in a community planning pro­cess." Journal of Planning Education and Research 24(4): 408-419.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2003. "The challenge of two-tiered evaluation in community initia­tives." Journal of Community Practice 11(1): 61-83.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2003. "Fostering neighborhood democracy: Legitimacy and ac­countability within loosely coupled systems." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 32(2): 161-189.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2002. "The evaluation of 'community building': Measuring the social effects of community-based practice." In Assessing outcomes in child and family services: Comparative design and policy issues, ed. Anthony Maluccio, Tiziano Vechiato, and Cinzia Canali. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2001. "Building community capacity: A definitional framework and case studies from a comprehensive community initiative." Urban Affairs Review 36(3): 292-323.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 2001. "Organizational infrastructure and community 'capacity': The role of broker organizations." In The organizational response to social problems, ed. Stephanie Hartwell and Russell K. Schutt. Oxford: Elsevier Science, Ltd.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., Prudence Brown, Sudhir Venkatesh, and Avis Vidal. 2001. Building Community Capacity. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. and Ali Abunimah. 1999. "A view from the city: Local government perspectives on neighborhood-based governance in community-building initiatives." Journal of Urban Affairs 21(1): 57-78.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 1998. "Neighborhood as a unit of planning and action: A heuristic approach." The Journal of Planning Literature 13(1): 11-30.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. 1997. "Perspectives on neighborhood and community: A review of the literature." Social Service Review 71(4): 521-547.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. and Sunil Garg. 1997. "The issue of governance in neighborhood-based initiatives." Urban Affairs Review 32(5): 631-661.

  • Chaskin, Robert J., Mark L. Joseph, and Selma Chipenda-Dansokho. 1997. "Implementing comprehensive community development: Possibilities and limitations." Social Work 42(5): 435-444.

  • Chaskin, Robert J. and Harold A. Richman. 1993. "Concerns about school-linked services: Institution-based versus community-based models." Education and Urban Society 25(2):201-211