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Unhealthy Places

The Ecology of Risk in the Urban Landscape, 1st Edition

By Kevin Fitzpatrick, Mark LaGory


288 pages

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"A must read for anyone concerned with environmental justice, poverty, urban decay, and the aging of our society." -- Hal Rothman, Professor of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

"his book makes an important contribution to the field of environmental justice - a field that is undertheorized." -- Contemporary Sociology, May 2001

About the Authors

Kevin Fitzpatrick is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Alabama. Mark LaGory is Professor of Sociology and Urban Affairs at the University of Alabama. His previous books include The Environment for Aging: Interpersonal, Social, and Spatial Contexts (1988) and Remaking the City (1983).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General