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Author Otgaar, Alexander H. J.

Title Towards healthy cities : comparing conditions for change / Alexander Otgaar, Jeroen Klijs, Leo van den Berg
Edition Second edition
Published Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2011


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Description 122 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Series EURICUR series
EURICUR series.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Conditions for Investments in Healthy Cities -- 2.Helsinki -- 3.Liverpool -- 4.London -- 5.Udine -- 6.Vancouver -- 7.Synthesis and Conclusions
Summary This book explores the conditions needed to make public and private investments in healthy cities most effective. The authors argue that three conditions are essential for such investments: citizen empowerment, corporate responsibility and a coordinated improvement of urban health conditions
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject WHO Healthy Cities Project.
Community development.
Urban health.
Environmental health.
Urban Health.
Environmental Health.
Social Change.
Author Klijs, Jeroen.
Berg, Leo van den.
Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (Netherlands)
European Institute for Comparative Urban Research.
LC no. 2010028778
ISBN 9781409420668 hardback alkaline paper
1409420663 hardback alkaline paper