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Women’s Health and the World’s Cities–Now Available

Women's Health and the World's Cities
Edited by Afaf Ibrahim Meleis, Eugenie L. Birch, and Susan M. Wachter
328 pages | 6 x 9 | 29 illus.
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4353-6 | $55.00 | £36.00
A volume in the City in the Twenty-First Century series

Women's Health and the World's Cities"While global women's health has received serious attention from scholars, the profound impact of the environment on women's well-being has been poorly understood until now. Essential reading for anyone working to improve the lives of women."–Nancy Fugate Woods, University of Washington School of Nursing

This collection of essays, written by urban planners, scholars, medical practitioners, and activists, examines the impact of urban living on the well-being of women and girls in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the United States.

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