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

By: Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank and Richard Jackson

288 pages, Photos, figs, tabs

Island Press

Paperback | Jul 2004 | #146012 | ISBN: 1559633050
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Hardback | Jul 2004 | #146013 | ISBN: 1559639121
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About this book

A comprehensive look at the interface of urban planning, architecture, transportation, community design, and public health. It summarizes the evidence linking adverse health outcomes with sprawling development, and outlines the complex challenges of developing policy that promotes and protects public health.


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