1st Edition

Unhealthy Places
The Ecology of Risk in the Urban Landscape

ISBN 9780415923729
Published February 24, 2000 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

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



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).


"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