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Title Cities and the health of the public / Nicholas Freudenberg, Sandro Galea, and David Vlahov, editors
Edition First edition
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2006


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 MELB  362.1042 Fre/Cat  AVAILABLE
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 health / Adam Coutts, Ichiro Kawachi -- The urban physical environment and health / Susan Klitzman, Thomas D. Matte, Daniel E. Kass -- Access to quality health care in U.S. cities : balancing community need and service system survival / Dennis Andrulis -- Food, nutrition and the health of urban populations / Ming-Chin Yeh, David 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 : 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, David Satterthwaite -- Changing patterns of infectious disease in U.S. cities / David Vlahov, Emily Gibble --
Traumatic stressors in urban settings : consequences and implications / Kenneth J. Ruggiero ... [et al.] -- Mental health in the city / Sandro Galea, Ezra Susser, Mickey Bresnahan -- 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
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Urban health.
Urban Health.
Author Freudenberg, Nicholas.
Galea, Sandro.
Vlahov, David.
LC no. 2005031075
ISBN 0826515118 cloth alkaline paper
0826515126 paperback alkaline paper