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How neighborhoods make us sick : restoring health and wellness to our communities / Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop.

By: Squires, Veronica, 1983 - [author.].
Contributor(s): Lathrop, Breanna [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Downers Grove, Illinois : IVP Books, an imprint of InterVarsity Press, [2019]Description: 1 online resource (x, 223 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780830873357; 083087335X.Subject(s): Health -- Social aspects | Medical policy | Human rights -- Health aspects | Right to health | Health -- Social aspects | Human rights -- Health aspects | Medical policy | Right to health | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare | Social MedicineGenre/Form: Electronic booksAdditional physical formats: Print version:: How neighborhoods make us sickDDC classification: 362.1 LOC classification: RA418 | .S763 2019ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Keri Norris; PART ONE: HOW WE GET SICK; 1 Two Journeys to the Inner City; 2 What Is Making Us Sick?: An Introduction to Social Determinants of Health; 3 The Trauma of Poverty; 4 Working to Death: Employment and Social Status; 5 Kool-Aid in a Baby Bottle: Food Insecurity and Nutrition; 6 Longevity and Learning: Education and Child Development; 7 When Housing Hurts: Environmental Factors; 8 The Challenge of Getting Well: Health Care Access in the United States; 9 The Unmaking: On Moving Out and Rebuilding; PART TWO: HOW WE GET WELL
10 A New Beginning: What Will Make Our Neighbors Healthy?11 The Good Sam Story; 12 Poverty: Addressing a Distant Disease; 13 Hired and Healthy; 14 Growing Health from the Ground Up; 15 A Healthy Start; 16 A Place to Call Home; 17 Reenvisioning Health Care; 18 Rx for Change: An Approach to Activism; Epilogue: Toward a Better Way; Acknowledgments; Discussion Questions; Notes; Subject Index; Praise for How Neighborhoods Make Us Sick; About the Authors; More Titles from InterVarsity Press
Summary: Our neighborhoods are literally making us sick. If we truly want to love our neighbors, we must work to create social environments in which people can be healthy. While working in community redevelopment and treating uninsured families, Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop discovered that we can promote the health of our communities by addressing social determinants that facilitate healing in under-resourced neighborhoods.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Keri Norris; PART ONE: HOW WE GET SICK; 1 Two Journeys to the Inner City; 2 What Is Making Us Sick?: An Introduction to Social Determinants of Health; 3 The Trauma of Poverty; 4 Working to Death: Employment and Social Status; 5 Kool-Aid in a Baby Bottle: Food Insecurity and Nutrition; 6 Longevity and Learning: Education and Child Development; 7 When Housing Hurts: Environmental Factors; 8 The Challenge of Getting Well: Health Care Access in the United States; 9 The Unmaking: On Moving Out and Rebuilding; PART TWO: HOW WE GET WELL

10 A New Beginning: What Will Make Our Neighbors Healthy?11 The Good Sam Story; 12 Poverty: Addressing a Distant Disease; 13 Hired and Healthy; 14 Growing Health from the Ground Up; 15 A Healthy Start; 16 A Place to Call Home; 17 Reenvisioning Health Care; 18 Rx for Change: An Approach to Activism; Epilogue: Toward a Better Way; Acknowledgments; Discussion Questions; Notes; Subject Index; Praise for How Neighborhoods Make Us Sick; About the Authors; More Titles from InterVarsity Press

Our neighborhoods are literally making us sick. If we truly want to love our neighbors, we must work to create social environments in which people can be healthy. While working in community redevelopment and treating uninsured families, Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop discovered that we can promote the health of our communities by addressing social determinants that facilitate healing in under-resourced neighborhoods.

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