New PDF release: Designing Healthy Communities

By Richard J. Jackson,Stacy Sinclair

ISBN-10: 1118033663

ISBN-13: 9781118033661

Designing fit Communities, the better half e-book to the acclaimed public tv documentary, highlights how we layout the outfitted surroundings and its power for addressing and fighting a number of the nation's devastating youth and grownup future health issues. Dr. Richard Jackson appears to be like on the root reasons of our malaise and highlights fit neighborhood designs completed by means of planners, designers, and neighborhood leaders operating jointly. finally, Dr. Jackson encourages we all to make the types of optimistic alterations highlighted during this booklet. 2012 Nautilus Silver Award successful identify in type of “Social Change”  

"In this publication Dr. Jackson inhabits the frontier among public health and wellbeing and concrete making plans, providing us hopeful examples of cutting edge transformation, and ends with a prescription for person motion. This booklet is a needs to learn for someone who cares approximately how we form the groups and the realm that shapes us." —Will Rogers, president and CEO, The belief for Public Land

"While debates proceed over the right way to layout towns to advertise public overall healthiness, this ebook highlights the profound future health demanding situations that face city citizens and the ways that yes features of the equipped setting are implicated of their etiology. Jackson then deals up a suite of compelling situations exhibiting how neighborhood activists are operating to struggle weight problems, restrict toxins publicity, lessen auto-dependence, rebuild economies, and advertise group and sustainability. each urban planner and concrete fashion designer may still learn those instances and use them to notify their daily practice."
Jennifer Wolch, dean, university of Environmental layout, William W. Wurster Professor, urban and local making plans, UC Berkeley

"Dr. Jackson has written a considerate textual content that illustrates how and why development fit groups is the precise prescription for America."
Georges C. Benjamin, MD, govt director, American Public health and wellbeing Association

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