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Women's health and the world's cities / edited by Afaf Ibrahim Meleis, Eugenie L. Birch, and Susan M. Wachter
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  RA564.85 .W66653 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban women -- Health and hygiene
Urban women -- Social conditions
Urban health
Women's health services
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects
Urbanization -- Social aspects
Physical Description xiii, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-304) and index
Contents Introduction: Developing urban areas as if gender matters / Afaf Ibrahim Meleis -- Women's health and the city: a comprehensive approach for the developing world / Julio Frenk and Octavio Gómez-Dantés -- Policy for a better future: a focus on girls and women / Ruth Levine -- Girls' health and educational needs in urban environments / Varina Tjon-A-Ten, Brad Kerner, Shweta Shukla, and Anne Hochwalt -- Making cities safe for women and girls: integrating a gender perspective into urban health and planning / Claudia Garcia-Moreno and Manupreet Chawla -- Design of healthy cities for women / Eugenie L. Birch -- Are women victims, or are they warriors? / Sheela Patel -- Women with disabilities and cities / Rosaly Correa-de-Araujo -- The health and well-being of immigrant women in urban areas / DeAnne K. Hilfinger Messias -- Women's health in the urban community: national institutes of health perspective / Vivian W. Pinn and Nida H. Corry -- Transforming urban environments / Diane Cornman-Levy ... [et al.} -- Bearing witness: women in cities as agents of transformation for God / Grace R. Dyrness -- Accessibility to health care in urban environments / Francisca M. Mwangangi -- Mobilizing communities to prevent violence against women and HIV in Kampala, Uganda / Tina C. Musuya -- Philanthropy and its impact on urban women's health / Katherina M. Rosqueta and Carol A. McLaughlin
Series City in the twenty-first century book series
Alternate Author Meleis, Afaf Ibrahim
Birch, Eugenie Ladner
Wachter, Susan M

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