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Urban Sprawl and Public Health: Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communities

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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.
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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559633055
Author:
Frumkin, Howard
Publisher:
Island Press
Author:
Jackson, Richard J.
Author:
Jackson, Richard
Author:
Frank, Lawrence
Author:
Jackson, Richard Joseph
Location:
Washington, DC
Subject:
Public Health
Subject:
Cities and towns
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
City planning
Subject:
Growth
Subject:
Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Subject:
Sociology-Urban Studies City Specific
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20040731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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