An ecological public health approach to understanding the relationships between sustainable urban environments, public health and social equity.

  title={An ecological public health approach to understanding the relationships between sustainable urban environments, public health and social equity.},
  author={Michael Bentley},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  volume={29 3},
  • M. Bentley
  • Published 1 September 2014
  • Political Science
  • Health promotion international
The environmental determinants of public health and social equity present many challenges to a sustainable urbanism-climate change, water shortages and oil dependency to name a few. There are many pathways from urban environments to human health. Numerous links have been described but some underlying mechanisms behind these relationships are less understood. Combining theory and methods is a way of understanding and explaining how the underlying structures of urban environments relate to public… 

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