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Examination of the built environment and prevalence of obesity: neighbourhood characteristics, food purchasing venues, green space and distribution of Body Mass Index

Tamara Dubowitz, Theresa L. Osypuk, and Kristen Kurland

in Social inequality and public health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter highlights the effect of the overall social environment on health, showing how poverty in a high-inequality society (such as the US) is spatially associated with factors that make ... More


‘Greening’ militarized environments

Chris Pearson

in Mobilizing Nature: The Environmental History of War and Militarization in Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780719084393
eISBN:
9781526161949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084393.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the ‘greening’ of French militarized environments. It argues that since the 1990s the military has tried to ‘green’ its relationship with the environment, motivated by the ... More


After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Abidin Kusno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837457
eISBN:
9780824871017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the formation of populist urban programs in post-Suharto Jakarta and the cultural and political contradictions that have arisen as a result of the continuing influence of the ... More


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