Research by David Harding featured in Boston Globe article

May 16, 2010

David Harding's analysis of inner-city teen violence patterns is featured in a Boston Globe article called "Deadly streets: Addresses may dictate whether Boston’s boys live or die." Harding’s research, published in a book called "Living the Drama: Community, Conflict, and Culture Among Inner-City Boys," explores the cultural, economic, and social influences on violence in three Boston neighborhoods. "Violence in poor urban neighborhoods is socially patterned, not random,’’ Harding explained to the Globe. "Beefs between neighborhoods often go back years, before today's teens were even born, and their exact origins are almost always unknown by the current participants."