'Opportunity structures': urban landscape, social capital and health promotion in Australia.

@article{Baum2002OpportunitySU,
  title={'Opportunity structures': urban landscape, social capital and health promotion in Australia.},
  author={Fran Baum and Catherine Palmer},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={351-61}
}
This paper presents data from 40 in-depth interviews that were conducted as part of a study of social capital and health in relation to people's perceptions of the influence of 'place' on their participation levels and health. These data were used to examine features of the western suburbs of Adelaide that were perceived as health damaging and health promoting. The paper demonstrates that our Australian suburban respondents expressed a considerable concern about these features and the impact… CONTINUE READING