Handbook Of Global Urban Health

Handbook of Global Urban Health
Publisher Routledge
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Category Social Science
Total Pages 826
ISBN 9781315465449
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Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban populations. Despite the growing interest in global urban health, there are limited resources available that provide an extensive and advanced exploration into the health of urban populations in a transnational context. This volume offers a high-quality and comprehensive examination of global urban health issues by leading urban health scholars from around the world. The book brings together a multi-disciplinary perspective on urban health, with chapter contributions emphasizing disciplines in the social sciences, construction sciences and medical sciences. The co-editors of the collection come from a number of different disciplinary backgrounds that have been at the forefront of urban health research, including public health, epidemiology, geography, city planning and urban design. The book is intended to be a reference in global urban health for research libraries and faculty collections. It will also be appropriate as a text for university class adoption in upper-division under-graduate courses and above. The proposed volume is extensive and offers enough breadth and depth to enable it to be used for courses emphasizing a U.S., or wider Western perspective, as well as courses on urban health emphasizing a global context.

Handbook of Global Urban Health
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-05-09

Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban populations. Despite the growing interest in global urban health, there

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Handbook of Urban Health
  • Author : Sandro Galea,David Vlahov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-10-12

The editors are two of the most prominent researchers in this area. Both are at the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies. David Vlahov is particularly visible and known as the editor of the Journal of Urban Health. Sandro Galea is very prominent for his research on urban health; in particularly,

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Handbook of Urban Health
  • Author : Sandro Galea,David Vlahov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-10-12

The editors are two of the most prominent researchers in this area. Both are at the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies. David Vlahov is particularly visible and known as the editor of the Journal of Urban Health. Sandro Galea is very prominent for his research on urban health; in particularly,

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  • Author : Hugh Barton,Susan Thompson,Sarah Burgess,Marcus Grant
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-05-22

Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by tackling the social, economic and environmental determinants.

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Urban Health
  • Author : Sandro Galea,Catherine K. Ettman,David Vlahov
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-04

An essential collection that advances our understanding of how cities influence our health More than half the world's population lives in cities -- a figure that will grow to two-thirds by 2030. As global populations rapidly consolidate around urban centers, the scientific understanding of what this means for human health faces

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-22

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-20

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  • Author : H. Richard Milner IV,Kofi Lomotey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-04-15

This second edition of the Handbook of Urban Education offers a fresh, fluid, and diverse range of perspectives from which the authors describe, analyze, and offer recommendations for urban education in the US. Each of the seven sections includes an introduction, providing an overview and contextualization of the contents. In

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Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry
  • Author : Francesco Ferrini,Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch,Alessio Fini
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-03-31

More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes the multiple roles and

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Routledge Handbook of Urban Planning in Africa
  • Author : Carlos Nunes Silva
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-11-14

This handbook contributes with new evidence and new insights to the on-going debate on the de-colonization of knowledge on urban planning in Africa. African cities grew rapidly since the mid-20th century, in part due to rising rural migration and rapid internal demographic growth that followed the independence in most

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Handbook of Urban Segregation
  • Author : Sako Musterd
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-28

The Handbook of Urban Segregation scrutinises key debates on spatial inequality in cities across the globe. It engages with multiple domains, including residential places, public spaces and the field of education. In addition it tackles crucial group-dimensions across race, class and culture as well as age groups, the urban rich,

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Urban Health and Wellbeing
  • Author : Aakriti Grover,R.B. Singh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-10-25

This book focuses on interdisciplinary issues of human health in the changing urban environments of India’s largest megacities—Delhi and Mumbai. The authors explore human health concerns related to increased temperatures and air pollution in these cities in a study based on primary data collected through interviews, as well

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Handbook of Urban Studies
  • Author : Ronan Paddison
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2001

The Handbook of Urban Studies provides the first comprehensive, up-to-date account of the urban condition, relevant to a wide readership from academics to researchers and policymakers. It provides a theoretically and empirically informed account embracing all the different disciplines contributing to urban studies. Leading authors identify key issues and questions

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The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience
  • Author : Michael A. Burayidi,Adriana Allen,John Twigg,Christine Wamsler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-12-20

This volume provides a comprehensive discussion and overview of urban resilience, including socio-ecological and economic hazard and disaster resilience. It provides a summary of state of the art thinking on resilience, the different approaches, tools and methodologies for understanding the subject in urban contexts, and brings together related reflections and

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Routledge Handbook of Water and Health
  • Author : Jamie Bartram
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-09-25

This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering: hazards (including disease, chemicals and other contaminants); exposure; interventions; intervention implementation; distal

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