The Resource Making healthy places : designing and building for health, well-being, and sustainability, edited by Andrew L. Dannenberg, Howard Frumkin, and Richard J. Jackson

Making healthy places : designing and building for health, well-being, and sustainability, edited by Andrew L. Dannenberg, Howard Frumkin, and Richard J. Jackson

Label
Making healthy places : designing and building for health, well-being, and sustainability
Title
Making healthy places
Title remainder
designing and building for health, well-being, and sustainability
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew L. Dannenberg, Howard Frumkin, and Richard J. Jackson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The environment that we construct affects both humans and our natural world in myriad ways. There is a pressing need to create healthy places and to reduce the health threats inherent in places already built. However, there has been little awareness of the adverse effects of what we have constructed-or the positive benefits of well designed built environments. This book provides a far-reaching follow-up to the pathbreaking Urban Sprawl and Public Health, published in 2004. That book sparked a range of inquiries into the connections between constructed environments, particularly cities and suburbs, and the health of residents, especially humans. Since then, numerous studies have extended and refined the book's research and reporting. Making Healthy Places offers a fresh and comprehensive look at this vital subject today. There is no other book with the depth, breadth, vision, and accessibility that this book offers. In addition to being of particular interest to undergraduate and graduate students in public health and urban planning, it will be essential reading for public health officials, planners, architects, landscape architects, environmentalists, and all those who care about the design of their communities. Like a well-trained doctor, Making Healthy Places presents a diagnosis of-and offers treatment for-problems related to the built environment. Drawing on the latest scientific evidence, with contributions from experts in a range of fields, it imparts a wealth of practical information, with an emphasis on demonstrated and promising solutions to commonly occurring problems."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
307.76
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT371
LC item number
.M27 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Making healthy places : designing and building for health, well-being, and sustainability, edited by Andrew L. Dannenberg, Howard Frumkin, and Richard J. Jackson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- 1. An Introduction to Healthy Places -- 2. Community Design for Physical Activity -- 3. Food Environments -- 4. Community Design and Air Quality -- 5. Injuries and the Built Environment -- 6. Community Design for Water Quantity and Quality -- 7. Mental Health and the Built Environment -- 8. Social Capital and Community Design -- 9. Vulnerable Populations and the Built Environment -- 10. Transportation and Land Use -- 11. Healthy Homes -- 12. Healthy Workplaces -- 13. Healthy Health Care Settings -- 14. Healthy Schools -- 15. Contact with Nature -- 16. Resiliency to Disasters -- 17. Behavioral Choices and the Built Environment -- 18. Policy and Legislation for Healthy Places -- 19. Community Engagement in Design and Planning -- 20. Measuring, Assessing, and Certifying Healthy Places -- 21. Training the Next Generation to Promote Healthy Places -- 22. Healthy Places Research: Emerging Opportunities -- 23. Urban Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries -- 24. Built Environments of the Future -- Glossary -- About the Editors -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
ocn752166088
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 417 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610910361
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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8bd300fe-4ea5-4be2-9f47-318f12a94f08
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36717691
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)752166088
  • ebsco385339

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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