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The essays commissioned for this book analyze the impact of city living on health, focusing primarily on conditions in the United States. With 16 chapters by 24 internationally recognized experts, the book introduces an ecological approach to the study of the health of urban populations.
This book assesses the primary determinants of well-being in cities, including the soc
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Paperback, 364 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Vanderbilt University Press (TN)
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Nicholas Freudenberg is Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the City University of New York School of Public Health. For more than 30 years, he has worked with community groups, public agencies and others to create programs and policies that improve community health and reduce health inequalities. He is also co-director of the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College. His 2014 ...more
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