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Cities and the health of the public

Author: Nicholas Freudenberg; Sandro Galea; David Vlahov
Publisher: Nashville [Tenn.] : Vanderbilt University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Analyzing the impact of city-living on health, this book focuses on conditions in the United States. With 16 chapters by 24 internationally recognized experts, it introduces an ecological approach to  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cities and the health of the public.
Nashville [Tenn.] : Vanderbilt University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)665222467
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Freudenberg; Sandro Galea; David Vlahov
ISBN: 0826515118 9780826515117 0826515126 9780826515124
OCLC Number: 62216888
Description: xii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: A framework for the study of urban health / Sandro Galea, Nicholas Freudenberg, David Vlahov --
Changing living conditions; changing health : US cities since World War II / Nicholas Freudenberg, Sandro Galea, David Vlahov --
The urban social environment and its effects on health / Adam Coutts, Ichiro Kawachi --
The urban physical environment and its effects on health / Susan Klitzman, Thomas D. Matte, Daniel E. Kass --
Access to high-quality health care in U.S. cities : balancing community need and service system survival / Dennis P. Andrulis --
Food, nutrition and the health of urban populations / Ming-Chin Yeh, David L. Katz. Public health in U.S. cities : a historical perspective / David Rosner --
Cities, suburbs, and urban sprawl : their impact on health / Howard Frumkin --
Fifty ways to destroy a city : undermining the social foundation of health / Mindy Thompson Fullilove --
A developing world perspective : health and deficiencies in provision for water and sanitation in urban areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean / Gordon McGranhan, David Satterthwaite --
Cities and infectious diseases : controls and challenges / David Vlahov, Emily Gibble. Traumatic stressors in urban settings : consequences and implications / Kenneth J. Ruggiero [and others] --
Mental health in the city / Sandro Galea, Michaeline Bresnahan, Ezra Susser --
Methodological considerations in the study of urban health : how do we best assess how cities affect health? / Sandro Galea, Amy Schulz --
Interventions to improve urban health / Nicholas Freudenberg --
Creating healthier cities : where do we go from here? / David Vlahov, Sandro Galea, Nicholas Freudenberg.
Responsibility: Nicholas Freudenberg, Sandro Galea, and David Vlahov, editors.
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