Reaching for environmental health justice: Canadian experiences for a comprehensive research, policy and advocacy agenda in health promotion.

@article{Masuda2010ReachingFE,
  title={Reaching for environmental health justice: Canadian experiences for a comprehensive research, policy and advocacy agenda in health promotion.},
  author={Jeffrey R Masuda and Blake D Poland and Jamie Baxter},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={453-63}
}
Spatial disparities in environmental quality and practices are contributing to rising health inequalities worldwide. To date, the field of health promotion has not contributed as significantly as it might to a systematic analysis of the physical environment as a determinant of health nor to a critique of inequitable environmental governance practices responsible for social injustice-particularly in the Canadian context. In this paper, we explore ways in which health promotion and environmental… CONTINUE READING