skip to content
Cities and the health of the public Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Cities and the health of the public

Author: Nicholas Freudenberg; Sandro Galea; David Vlahov
Publisher: Nashville, TN : Vanderbilt University Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Freudenberg; Sandro Galea; David Vlahov
ISBN: 0826515118 9780826515117 0826515126 9780826515124
OCLC Number: 489059995
Description: xii, 364 s. ;
Contents: Part I: INTRODUCTION; A Framework for the Study of Urban Health; Sandro Galea, Nicholas Freudenberg, David Vlahov; Changing Living Conditions; Changing Health:; US Cities in the Last 50 years; Nicholas Freudenberg, Sandro Galea, David Vlahov; Part II: DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH IN CITIES; The Urban Social Environment and Health; Adam Coutts, Ichiro Kawachi; The Urban Physical Environment and Health; Susan Klitzman, Thomas D. Matte, Daniel E Kass; Food, Nutrition and the Health of Urban Populations; Ming-Chin Yeh, David Katz; Access to Quality Health Care in U.S. Cities:; Balancing Community Need and Service System Survival; Dennis Andrulis; Part III: LOCAL AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON CHANGING CITIES; 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: The Health Impact of Urban Destruction; Mindy Fullilove; A Developing World Perspective: Health, Water and Sanitation in Urban Areas of Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean; Gordon McGranhan and David Satterthwaite; Part IV: HEALTH OUTCOMES AND DETERMINANTS; Changing Patterns of Infectious Disease in U.S. Cities; David Vlahov, Emily Gibble; The Challenge of Urban Violence and Disasters; Kenneth J. Ruggiero, Amy Van Wynsberghe, Tomika Stevens, Dean G. Kilpatrick; Mental Health in the City; Ezra Susser, Mickey Bresnahan, Sandro Galea; Part V: NEXT STEPS: RESEARCH AND INTERVENTION; Methodologies for the Study of Urban Health: How Do We; Best Assess How Cities Affect Health?; Sandro Galea, Amy Schulz; Health Promotion in the City:; The Science and Politics of Intervention; Nicholas Freudenberg; Creating Healthy Cities: Where Do We Go from Here?; David Vlahov, Sandro Galea, Nicholas Freudenberg.
Responsibility: Nicholas Freudenberg, Sandro Galea, and David Vlahov, editors


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

". . . a wonderful synthesis of recent scholarship on urban health from a variety of disciplines. . . . it will become a classic reference text for this rapidly developing field. . . . The genius of Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data

Primary Entity

<> # Cities and the health of the public
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "489059995" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <> ; # Nashville, TN
    schema:about <> ; # Urban health
    schema:about <> ; # Urban health
    schema:about <> ; # Urban Health
    schema:about <> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <> ; # David Vlahov
    schema:contributor <> ; # Sandro Galea
    schema:contributor <> ; # Nicholas Freudenberg
    schema:datePublished "2006" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Cities and the health of the public" ;
    schema:productID "489059995" ;
    schema:publication <> ;
    schema:publisher <> ; # Vanderbilt University Press
    schema:workExample <> ;
    schema:workExample <> ;
    wdrs:describedby <> ;

Related Entities

<> # Vanderbilt University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Vanderbilt University Press" ;

<> # Nashville, TN
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Nashville, TN" ;

<> # Urban health
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Urban health" ;

<> # Urban health
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Urban health" ;

<> # Sandro Galea
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Galea" ;
    schema:givenName "Sandro" ;
    schema:name "Sandro Galea" ;

<> # David Vlahov
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Vlahov" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Vlahov" ;

<> # Nicholas Freudenberg
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Freudenberg" ;
    schema:givenName "Nicholas" ;
    schema:name "Nicholas Freudenberg" ;

    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0826515118" ;
    schema:isbn "9780826515117" ;

    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0826515126" ;
    schema:isbn "9780826515124" ;

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.