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Published: 30 May 2019

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780190915841

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Winner of the 2020 Prose Award for Excellence in Nursing & Allied Health (including Social Work) by the Association of American Publishers

Urban Health

Edited by Sandro Galea, Catherine K. Ettman, and David Vlahov

  • The most comprehensive text available on the subject of urban health and the impact of urban exposures on human health and longevity
  • With two-thirds of global population likely to live in a city by 2030, this book codifies the best knowledge on a topic of vital and urgent relevance
  • Includes discussions of the core features that drive health in cities, with a discipline-based approach that spans social sciences and urban planning
  • Presents case studies illustrating how cities around the world shape population health
  • An ideal core text for courses in public health, global health, epidemiology, social work, medicine, and social science

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