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Human Settlement and Urbanization

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195135589
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864102 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0008
Human Settlement and Urbanization

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This chapter focuses on human settlement and urbanization. Topics discussed include the nature and requirements of human settlements, housing and health, factors causing increased urbanization, rural economic and social development, urbanization and health, and the healthy “healthy cities” approach to prevention.

Keywords: environmental health; human settlements; housing; urbanization; social development

Chapter.  11389 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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