Neighborhoods and Health

Dustin T. Duncan, Ichiro Kawachi

Research output: Book/ReportBook


In 2003, Neighborhoods and Health codified the idea that a neighborhood's social and physical makeup can influence the health of people who live in it. More than a decade later, with the relationship between place and health firmly entrenched at the center of how we understand public health (and as its own scientific discipline, spatial epidemiology), this second edition of the landmark text offers another giant leap forward for the field. Offering both a synthesis of the essential research and a practical overview of the methods used to garner it, the second edition of Neighborhoods and Health is the essential guide to understanding this core component of contemporary population health - both the journey to date and what's next.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages372
ISBN (Print)9780190843496
StatePublished - Apr 19 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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