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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Lopez, Russell P.
Built Environment and Public Health
Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, c2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Russell P Lopez
|Notes:||Chapter 16 Sustainability.|
|Description:||1 online resource (434 p.)|
|Contents:||The Built Environment and Public Health; Contents; Preface; The Author; Part One Background and History; Chapter 1 Introduction to the Built Environment and Health; Dimensions of the Environment; Is the Built Environment Really an Environmental Factor?; How to Evaluate the Built Environment?; Public Perceptions and Assumptions Regarding the Built Environment; Cross-Disciplinary Nature of the Study of the Built Environment; Placing the Analysis of the Built Environment into a Broader Context; Influences on the Built Environment; Chapter 2 History; The Pre-Industrial Era. The Era of Industrialization and Urbanization: 1825-1930Reform Movements, New Technologies, and Changes in Urban Planning and Architecture: 1825-1930; Later Reforms and New Initiatives 1930-1980; The Current Era: 1980-2010 and Beyond; Part Two Community Design; Chapter 3 Planning and Urban Design; Demographic, Economic, and Social Trends; Land Use and Planning Controls; Metropolitan Structure and Health; Chapter 4 Transportation Policies; Current Patterns of Transportation in the United States; Automobiles and Health; Highways and Health; Mass Transit and Health. Bike Safety and InfrastructureWalking and Health; Chapter 5 Healthy Housing and Housing Assistance Programs; The Housing Problem; The Regulatory Framework; Chapter 6 Infrastructure and Natural Disasters; Natural Disasters: An Introduction; Natural Disaster Response; Part Three Environmental Media; Chapter 7 Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality; Overview; Land Use, the Built Environment, and Air Quality; Air Pollutants; Air Pollution-Associated Health Conditions; Chapter 8 Water; Impact of Water on Health; Infrastructure; Drinking Water; Chapter 9 Food, Nutrition, and Food Security. Foodborne IllnessesFood Insecurity; Environmental Effects of Farming and Food Production; Part Four Population Health; Chapter 10 Vulnerable Populations; The Built Environment and Vulnerability; The Definition of Race; Poverty; Children and Environmental Health; The Elderly and the Built Environment; Persons with Disabilities; Chapter 11 Mental Health, Stressors, and Health Care Environments; The Beginnings; Biophilia; The Role of Stressors and Allostatic Load; Chapter 12 Social Capital; Theory and Historical Beginnings; Measuring Social Capital; Improving Social Capital. Chapter 13 Environmental JusticeThe Environmental Justice Movement; A History of the Environmental Justice Movement; Disproportionate Burden; Additional Limitations of Environmental Justice Actions; Lessons; Part Five Tools and Applications; Chapter 14 Assessment Tools and Data Sources; Tools to Inform Decision Making; Information Tools; Chapter 15 Health Policy and Programs; Public Health Interventions; Community Interventions; School-Based Interventions; Individual Level Interventions; Legal Basis for Built Environment Regulation; Inserting Health into City General Plans.|