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Table of Contents PREFACE ABOUT THE EDITORS AND AUTHORS Part I INTRODUCTION 1. A framework for the study of urban health Sandro Galea, Nicholas Freudenberg, David Vlahov 2. Changing living conditions; changing health: US cities since World War II Nicholas Freudenberg, Sandro Galea, David Vlahov Part II. DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH IN CITIES 3. The urban social environment and health Adam Coutts, Ichiro Kawachi 4. The urban physical environment and health Susan Klitzman, Thomas D. Matte, Daniel E Kass 5. Access to quality health care in U.S. cities: balancing community need and service system survival Dennis Andrulis 6. Food, nutrition and the health of urban populations Ming -Chin Yeh, David Katz Part III. LOCAL AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON CHANGING CITIES 7. Public Health in U.S. Cities: A historical perspective David Rosner 8. Cities, suburbs, and urban sprawl: their impact on health Howard Frumkin 9. Fifty Ways to destroy a city: the health impact of urban destruction Mindy Fullilove 10. A developing world perspective: health, water and sanitation in urban areas of Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean Gordon McGranhan, David Satterthwaite Part IV. HEALTH OUTCOMES AND DETERMINANTS 11. Changing Patterns of infectious disease in U.S. cities David Vlahov, Emily Gibble 12. Traumatic stressors in urban settings: consequences and implications Kenneth J. Ruggiero, Amy Van Wynsberghe, Tomika Stevens, Dean G. Kilpatrick 13. Mental health in the city Sandro Galea, Ezra Susser, Mickey Bresnahan Part V. NEXT STEPS: RESEARCH AND INTERVENTION 14. Methodologies for the study of urban health: How do we best assess how cities affect health? Sandro Galea, Amy Schulz 15. Health promotion in the city: the science and politics of intervention Nicholas Freudenberg 16. Creating healthy cities: where do we go from here? David Vlahov, Sandro Galea, Nicholas Freudenberg
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