2013

Neighbourhood Structure and Health Promotion

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-6671-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-6672-7 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-7

    Neighbourhood Structure and Health Promotion: An Introduction

  3. Understanding Health as a Matter of Place

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-37

      Neighbourhood Context and Mortality: An Overview

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      Pages 39-59

      Area Effects on Behaviour and Lifestyle: The Spatiality of Injustice

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      Pages 61-75

      Sociological Perspectives on Neighbourhood Context and Health

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      Pages 77-90

      People and Place: The Interrelated Connections Between Interactions, Perceptions and Space

  4. Measuring and Monitoring Neighbourhood Structure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-115

      Methods to Measure Neighbourhoods and Analyse Their Impact on Health: An Overview

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      Pages 117-126

      Access to Health-Promoting Facilities and Amenities

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      Pages 127-152

      GIS: A Spatial Turn in the Health Science?

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      Pages 153-175

      Using GPS to Measure the Interaction Between Individuals and Their Neighbourhood

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      Pages 177-200

      Mathematical Approaches to Analysing Area-Level Effects on Health

  5. Neighbourhood and Lifestyle

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-201

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      Pages 203-221

      Vitamin G (Green Spaces and Health): Potential Mechanisms, Policy Implications and Ideas for Further Research

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      Pages 223-248

      Socioeconomic Differences in Physical Activity: The Role of Neighbourhood Factors

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      Pages 249-266

      Building in Prevention: Nudging Towards Physical Activity and Public Health

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      Pages 267-286

      Rethinking Exposure in Area Studies on Social Inequities in Smoking in Youth and Young Adults

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      Pages 287-303

      Neighbourhood Structure and Alcohol and Other Drug Use: Implications for Prevention

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      Pages 305-316

      Neighbourhoods and Healthy Nutrition

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      Pages 317-334

      School Neighbourhoods and Obesity Prevention in Youth

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      Pages 335-346

      Connecting Gender, Space and Place: Are There Gender Differences in the Relationships Between the Social Environment and Health-Related Behaviours?

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      Pages 347-359

      From Neighbourhood and Health Research to Health Promotion Practice

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 361-367