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Urbanism, urbanisation, health and human biology: an introduction

Abstract:

The world is becoming an increasingly urban place. Current estimates indicate that one half of the world's population will be living in urban centers by the year 2005, largely the result of two centuries of rapid urbanisation, and there are no apparent social forces that strongly oppose it...

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Institution:
State University of New York
Department:
Departments of Anthropology and Epidemiology
Role:
Author, Editor
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Role:
Editor, Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Volume:
40
Pages:
3-20
Series:
Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium Series
Host title:
Urbanism, health and human biology in industrialised countries
Place of publication:
http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/life-sciences/series/society-study-human-biology-symposium-series
Publication date:
1999-01-01
ISBN:
9780521620970
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-02-03

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