Urban Health in India

Butsch, Carsten ; Sakdapolak, Patrick ; Saravanan, V. S.

In: Internationales Asienforum, 43 (2012), Nr. 1/2. pp. 13-32. ISSN 0020-9449

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Abstract

This paper is going to introduce a framework for the analysis of urban health. This framework conceptualises urban health as being influenced by and simultaneously influencing the characteristics of urbanisation. Based on these considerations, the authors analyse the influences on urban health in the Indian context and illustrate the effects poor health has on the country’s development. Although the overall level of urbanisation in India is rather modest, the Indian case is particularly interesting because the urban population is growing so rapidly.

Document type: Article
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 10 January 2014
ISSN: 0020-9449
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: "Social services; association"
Controlled Subjects: Indien, Gesundheitsgefährdung, Medizinische Versorgung
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indien, Stadt, Gesundheitswesen / India, Urban Area, Public Health
Subject (classification): Medicine
Sociology
Countries/Regions: India
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