Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 March 2003

368 Pages | 30 line illus

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195138382

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Neighborhoods and Health

Edited by Ichiro Kawachi and Lisa F. Berkman

Do places make a difference to people's health and well-being? The authors of this groundbreaking textbook demonstrate convincingly how the physical and social characteristics of a neighborhood can shape the health of its residents. Drawing on the expertise of a renowned cast of researchers, this book presents a state-of-the-art account of the theories, methods, and empirical evidence linking neighborhood conditions to population health. Represented in the volume are contributions from the world's leading investigators in the field, including social epidemiologists, demographers, medical geographers, sociologists, and medical practitioners.


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