Are green cities healthy and equitable? Unpacking the relationship between health, green space and gentrification

@article{Cole2017AreGC,
  title={Are green cities healthy and equitable? Unpacking the relationship between health, green space and gentrification},
  author={H. Cole and Melisa Garcia Lamarca and J. Connolly and Isabelle Anguelovski},
  journal={Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health},
  year={2017},
  volume={71},
  pages={1118 - 1121}
}
  • H. Cole, Melisa Garcia Lamarca, +1 author Isabelle Anguelovski
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
  • While access and exposure to green spaces has been shown to be beneficial for the health of urban residents, interventions focused on augmenting such access may also catalyse gentrification processes, also known as green gentrification. Drawing from the fields of public health, urban planning and environmental justice, we argue that public health and epidemiology researchers should rely on a more dynamic model of community that accounts for the potential unintended social consequences of… CONTINUE READING
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