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Health in Megacities and Urban Areas (Contributions to Statistics)

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Description for Health in Megacities and Urban Areas (Contributions to Statistics) Paperback. Editor(s): Kramer, Alexander Eric; Khan, Mobarak Hossain; Kraas, Frauke. Series: Contributions to Statistics. Num Pages: 319 pages, 29 black & white tables, biography. BIC Classification: JFFN; MBN; PB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 516.
Diverse driving forces, processes and actors are responsible for different trends in the development of megacities and large urban areas. Under the dynamics of global change, megacities are themselves changing: On the one hand they are prone to increasing socio-economic vulnerability due to pronounced poverty, socio-spatial and political fragmentation, sometimes with extreme forms of segregation, disparities and conflicts. On the other hand megacities offer positive potential for global transformation, e.g. minimisation of space consumption, highly effective use of resources, efficient disaster prevention and health care options - if good strategies were developed. At present in ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Physica
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Series
Contributions to Statistics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
319
Place of Publication
Heidelberg, Germany
ISBN
9783790828344
SKU
V9783790828344
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About
Alexander Kramer is Professor of Public Health Medicine and a cofounder of the School of Public Health at Bielefeld University, where he has been active since 1994. During 1992-1994 he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, USA. His background is in medicine, epidemiology and public health, with main research interests in infectious diseases ... Read more

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