Urban Transformations and Public Health in the Emergent City

Urban Transformations and Public Health in the Emergent City - Global Urban Transformations

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Synopsis

The imperatives of public health shaped our understanding of the cities of the global north in the first industrial revolutions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They are doing so again today, reflecting new geographies of the urban age of the twenty-first. Emergent cities in parts of the globe experiencing most profound urban growth face major problems of economic, ecological and social sustainability when making sense of new health challenges and designing policy frameworks for public health infrastructures. The rapid evolution of complex 'systems of systems' in today's cities continually reconfigure the urban commons, reshaping how we understand urban public health, defining new problems and drawing on new data tools for analysis that work from the historical legacies and geographical variations that structure public health systems.

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Manchester University Press

Manchester University Press

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Book information

ISBN: 9781526150950
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
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Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: -1g
Height: 216mm
Width: 138mm