Healthy cities : lessons learned.

TSOUROS, Agis and GREEN, Geoff (2010). Healthy cities : lessons learned. In: VLAHOV, David, BOUFFORD, Jo Ivey, PEARSON, Clarence E and NORRIS, Laurie, (eds.) Urban health : global perspectives. New York, Jossey Bass, 405-420.

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Abstract

In the twentieth century, the urban settings of the wealthy nations were largely associated with opportunity, accumulation of wealth, and better health than their rural counterparts. In the twenty-first century, demographic changes, globalization, and climate change are having important health consequences on wealthy nations and especially on low- and middle-income countries. The increasing concentration of poverty and significant inequalities between urban neighborhoods and the physical and social environments in cities are important determinants of population health. In this important new book, experts identify the priority problems and outline solutions that can generate and sustain healthy urban environments.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Health and Social Care Research
Depositing User: Rebecca Jones
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 10:50
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2012 10:50
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/4291

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