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Unhealthy cities : poverty, race, and place in America

Author: Kevin M Fitzpatrick; Mark La Gory; Kevin Fitzpatrick
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Metropolis and modern life
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Aims to show the important role that space and place plays in the health of urban residents, particularly those living in high poverty ghettos. This book presents the research and writing from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin M Fitzpatrick; Mark La Gory; Kevin Fitzpatrick
ISBN: 9780415805162 0415805163 9780415805179 0415805171 9780203843765 0203843762
OCLC Number: 697796718
Notes: Revised edition of: Unhealthy places, 2000.
Description: xiii, 228 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Importance of Place 2. Humans as Spatial Animals 3. The Ecology of Everyday Urban Life 4. The Sociology of Health 5. Cities as Mosaics of Risk and Protection 6. Health Risks among Special Populations in the City 7. Promoting Health: Place-Based Solutions to Place-Based Problems
Series Title: Metropolis and modern life
Responsibility: Kevin Fitzpatrick, Mark LaGory.
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"Unhealthy Cities reminds social scientists that if we are interested in social inequalities by place, race, class, and age, we must attend to disparities in health outcomes. For health researchers Read more...

 
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