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Author Lopez, Russ.
Title The built environment and public health [electronic resource] / Russell P. Lopez.
Publication Info. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2012.
Edition 1st ed.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xiii, 416 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Background and history -- pt. 2. Community design -- pt. 3. Environmental media -- pt. 4. Population health -- pt. 5. Tools and applications.
Summary "This text combines an examination of how the physical environment affects our health with a description of how public health and urban planning can work together to create environments that improve human health and well-being. The author covers a wealth of topics including foundations, the joint history of public health and urban planning, transportation and land use, infrastructure and natural disasters, assessment tools, indoor air quality, water quality, food security, health disparities, mental health, social capital, and environmental justice. The Built Environment and Public Health is written for students and professionals involved in public health, urban planning, transportation, architecture, and the environment"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2012. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Urban health.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780470620038 (pbk.)
9781118122105 (e-book)
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