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Cities and the health of the public / Nicholas Freudenberg, Sandro Galea, and David Vlahov, editors.
Contributor(s): Freudenberg, Nicholas | Galea, Sandro | Vlahov, David.Material type: BookPublisher: Nashville [Tenn.] : Vanderbilt University Press, 2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: xii, 364 pages ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0826515126 (paperback); 9780826515124 (paperback) .Subject(s): Urban healthDDC classification: 362.1042 CIT Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 ... [et al.] -- 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.
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 the study of the health of urban populations. It also examines conditions such as infectious diseases, violence and disasters, and mental illness.