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Urban Sprawl and Public Health: Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communitiesby Howard Frumkin
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This volume examines the interface of urban planning, architecture, transportation, community design and public health. Frumkin (environmental and occupational health, Emory U.) and co-authors (a transportation specialist and a state public health officer) summarize the evidence linking adverse health outcomes with sprawling development and discuss the possibilities for improving public health through alternative approaches to design, land use, and transportation.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Howard Frumkin is Dean of the University of Washingtons School of Public Health.
Richard Jackson is Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at University of California Los Angeles.
Larry Frank is Bombadier Chair in Sustainable Transportation Systems at the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia.
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