doorgaan naar inhoud
Unhealthy Cities : Poverty, Race, and Place in America. Voorbeeldweergave van dit item
SluitenVoorbeeldweergave van dit item
Bezig met controle...

Unhealthy Cities : Poverty, Race, and Place in America.

Auteur: Kevin Fitzpatrick; Mark La Gory
Uitgever: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010.
Editie/Formaat:   eBoek : Document : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
Database:WorldCat
Samenvatting:
The purpose of this book is to show the important role that space and place plays in the health of urban residents, particularly those living in high poverty ghettos. The book brings together research and writing from a variety of disciplines to demonstrate the health costs of being poor in America's cities. Both authors are committed to raising awareness of structural factors that promote poverty and injustice in a  Meer lezen...
Beoordeling:

(nog niet beoordeeld) 0 met beoordelingen - U bent de eerste

Onderwerpen
Meer in deze trant

 

Zoeken naar een online exemplaar

Links naar dit item

Zoeken naar een in de bibliotheek beschikbaar exemplaar

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Bibliotheken met dit item worden gezocht…

Details

Genre/Vorm: Electronic books
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Print version:
Fitzpatrick, Kevin.
Unhealthy Cities : Poverty, Race, and Place in America.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2010
Genre: Document, Internetbron
Soort document: Internetbron, Computerbestand
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Kevin Fitzpatrick; Mark La Gory
ISBN: 9780203843765 0203843762
OCLC-nummer: 798533280
Beschrijving: 1 online resource (249 pages)
Inhoud: Unhealthy Cities: Poverty, Race, and Place in America; Copyright; TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; CHAPTER 1 THE IMPORTANCE OF PLACE; Place Matters; Why an Urban, Place-Based Approach to Health?; Ghetto Poverty Tracts: A Definition; Place as Life Chance and Risk; Place as Social Resource; A Framework for the Book; CHAPTER 2 HUMANS AS SPATIAL ANIMALS; The Meaning of Place; Territorial Behavior in Animals; Territorial Diversity in Humans; The Nature of the Environment-Behavior Relationship; Basic Spatial Needs in Humans; Conclusion. CHAPTER 3 THE ECOLOGY OF EVERYDAY URBAN LIFEMicro Environments; Macro Environments: Cities as Unique Environments for Living; The Dimensions of the Urban Mosaic; Capitalism and Landscapes of Hazard and Despair; How Spatial Structures Affect Our Choices: A Constrained-Choice Approach; Conclusion; CHAPTER 4 THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH; The Healthy Society; Health Beliefs; Health Lifestyles; Risk and Protective Factors; Psychosocial Resources; Neighborhood Disadvantage and the Ecology of Health; Conclusion; CHAPTER 5 CITIES AS MOSAICS OF RISK AND PROTECTION. Physical Hazards and Risks in the Residential EnvironmentSociocultural Hazards and Risks in the Residential Environment; Blankets of Protection; Physical and Mental Health Consequences for the Urban Dweller; Conclusion; CHAPTER 6 HEALTH RISKS AMONG SPECIAL POPULATIONS IN THE CITY; The Homeless; Risk and Hazard among the Homeless; Health among the Homeless; Racial and Ethnic Minorities; Theories of the Underclass; Context and Health Differences; Needs and Health Risks of the Young and Old; Youth at Risk; Elders at Risk: Physical and Mental Health Aspects of Aging; Conclusion. CHAPTER 7 PROMOTING HEALTH: PLACE-BASED SOLUTIONS TO PLACE-BASED PROBLEMSRemoval Strategies; Community Development Strategies; Healthy Places: Building a Healthier America Programs; Planning for the Future: Minimizing the Urban Health Penalty; REFERENCES; INDEX.

Fragment:

The purpose of this book is to show the important role that space and place plays in the health of urban residents, particularly those living in high poverty ghettos. The book brings together research and writing from a variety of disciplines to demonstrate the health costs of being poor in America's cities. Both authors are committed to raising awareness of structural factors that promote poverty and injustice in a society that proclaims its commitment to equality of opportunity. Our health is often dramatically affected by where we live; some parts of the city seem to be designed to make peo.

Beoordelingen

Beoordelingen door gebruikers
Beoordelingen van GoodReads worden opgehaald...
Bezig met opvragen DOGObooks-reviews...

Tags

U bent de eerste.
Bevestig deze aanvraag

Misschien heeft u dit item reeds aangevraagd. Selecteer a.u.b. Ok als u toch wilt doorgaan met deze aanvraag.

Gekoppelde data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/798533280> # Unhealthy Cities Poverty, Race, and Place in America.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "798533280" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Place/hoboken> ; # Hoboken
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Topic/minorities_health_and_hygiene_united_states> ; # Minorities--Health and hygiene--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Topic/inner_cities_health_aspects_united_states> ; # Inner cities--Health aspects--United States
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.1091732/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Topic/urban_poor_health_and_hygiene_united_states> ; # Urban poor--Health and hygiene--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Topic/urban_health_united_states> ; # Urban health--United States
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/110071609> ; # Mark La Gory
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/272773679> ; # Kevin Fitzpatrick
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "Unhealthy Cities: Poverty, Race, and Place in America; Copyright; TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; CHAPTER 1 THE IMPORTANCE OF PLACE; Place Matters; Why an Urban, Place-Based Approach to Health?; Ghetto Poverty Tracts: A Definition; Place as Life Chance and Risk; Place as Social Resource; A Framework for the Book; CHAPTER 2 HUMANS AS SPATIAL ANIMALS; The Meaning of Place; Territorial Behavior in Animals; Territorial Diversity in Humans; The Nature of the Environment-Behavior Relationship; Basic Spatial Needs in Humans; Conclusion."@en ;
    schema:description "The purpose of this book is to show the important role that space and place plays in the health of urban residents, particularly those living in high poverty ghettos. The book brings together research and writing from a variety of disciplines to demonstrate the health costs of being poor in America's cities. Both authors are committed to raising awareness of structural factors that promote poverty and injustice in a society that proclaims its commitment to equality of opportunity. Our health is often dramatically affected by where we live; some parts of the city seem to be designed to make peo."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/895341472> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#CreativeWork/unhealthy_cities_poverty_race_and_place_in_america> ;
    schema:name "Unhealthy Cities Poverty, Race, and Place in America."@en ;
    schema:productID "798533280" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/798533280#PublicationEvent/hoboken_taylor_&_francis_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Agent/taylor_&_francis> ; # Taylor & Francis
    schema:url <http://swb.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=957544> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=957544> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203843765> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/798533280> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Agent/taylor_&_francis> # Taylor & Francis
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Taylor & Francis" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Topic/inner_cities_health_aspects_united_states> # Inner cities--Health aspects--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Inner cities--Health aspects--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Topic/minorities_health_and_hygiene_united_states> # Minorities--Health and hygiene--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Minorities--Health and hygiene--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Topic/urban_health_united_states> # Urban health--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Urban health--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#Topic/urban_poor_health_and_hygiene_united_states> # Urban poor--Health and hygiene--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Urban poor--Health and hygiene--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/110071609> # Mark La Gory
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1947" ;
    schema:familyName "La Gory" ;
    schema:givenName "Mark" ;
    schema:name "Mark La Gory" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/272773679> # Kevin Fitzpatrick
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Fitzpatrick" ;
    schema:givenName "Kevin" ;
    schema:name "Kevin Fitzpatrick" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/895341472#CreativeWork/unhealthy_cities_poverty_race_and_place_in_america>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Unhealthy Cities : Poverty, Race, and Place in America." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/798533280> ; # Unhealthy Cities Poverty, Race, and Place in America.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203843765>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0203843762" ;
    schema:isbn "9780203843765" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Venster sluiten

Meld u aan bij WorldCat 

Heeft u geen account? U kunt eenvoudig een nieuwe gratis account aanmaken.