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The Routledge Handbook Of Planning For Health And Well-Being

Shaping a sustainable and healthy future

Edited by: Hugh Barton , Susan Thompson , Sarah Burgess , Marcus Grant

Print publication date:  June  2015
Online publication date:  May  2015

Print ISBN: 9781138023307
eBook ISBN: 9781315728261
Adobe ISBN: 9781317542407

10.4324/9781315728261
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Book description

Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by tackling the social, economic and environmental determinants. In a time when unhealthy and unsustainable conditions are being built into the physical fabric of cities, a new awareness and strategy is urgently needed to putting health and well-being at the heart of planning.

The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-being authoritatively and comprehensively integrates health into planning, strengthening the hands of those who argue and plan for healthy environments. With contributions from international leaders in the field, the Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-being provides context, philosophy, research, processes, and tools of experienced practitioners through case studies from four continents.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Planning for Health and Well-Being Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Integrating Health Into Town Planning Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Urban Inequities, Population Health and Spatial Planning Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Rapid Urbanisation, Health and Well-Being Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Healthy Cities, Healthy Planet Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Mind The Gap Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Health Inequalities And The Role Of The Physical And Social Environment Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Active Travel Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Influence Of Urban Design and Planning On Physical Activity Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Healthy Play For All Ages In Public Open Spaces Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Mental Well-Being And The Influence Of Place Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Crime and Community Safety Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The role of planning and design in advancing a bio-nutrition-sensitive food system Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Obesogenic Built Environment Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Settlement Patterns, Urban Form And Travel Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Retrofitting Suburbia For Health Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Beyond The Park Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Hotter Cities Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Housing, Energy Efficiency And Fuel Poverty Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The Spatial Determinants Of air Quality Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Water Management, Urban Development And Health Download PDF
Chapter  22:  The Co-Benefits Framework For Understanding And Action On Climate Change Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Delivering Healthy Places Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Building Collaborative Partnerships Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Creating Healthier, Smarter Places Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Assessing The Potential Health Effects Of Policies, Plans, Programmes And Projects Download PDF
Chapter  27:  A Strategic Approach To Green Infrastructure Planning Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Healthy Housing Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Community Housing And Place-Making Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Local Management Of Energy Demand and Supply Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Healthy Planning in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Planning For Resilient Cities Download PDF
Chapter  33:  The development of a healthy ageing programme in Taiwan Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Managing City Development For Health In India Download PDF
Chapter  35:  The Integration Of Health Into Planning In Turkish Cities Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Health-Integrated Planning And Appraisal In The English Midlands Download PDF
Chapter  37:  The Three Fabrics Strategy In Finland Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Freiburg Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Public Realm And Public Health In North American Cities Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Planning A Healthy City Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Designing For Conviviality And City Vitality In Portland Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Epilogue Download PDF
Acronyms Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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