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By Thomas Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach

Understand how the healthcare approach works – and the way you could reach it

Covers the 2010 cheap Care Act

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American Journal of Preventive Medicine 27(2): 87–96. Friedmann, J. 1965. A response to Altshuler: comprehensive planning as a process. Journal of the American Institute of Planners 31, August. (Reprinted in Faludi, A. 1973. A reader in planning theory. Oxford: Pergamon, pp. ) Friend, J. and Jessop, W. 1969 Local government and strategic choice. London: Tavistock Publications. , Wallace, Z. and Vlahov, D. 2005. The relationship between characteristics of the neighbourhood internal and external built environment, and depression.

Thanks, too, to all the colleagues, friends and students over the years who have helped to refine and sometimes challenge the concepts and principles in the book. This relates in particular to Agis Tsouros of WHO and the members of the Healthy Urban Planning Sub-network of the European Healthy Cities programme, which included planners and healthy cities co-ordinators from across the continent, some represented here. Finally we have to express our gratitude to our nearest and dearest, who have tolerated and supported us through the long process of book gestation: Val, David, Peter and Vicky.

This question returns us to the way we define planning. The land use planner in the public sector normally has limited control, but nevertheless has responsibilities for the co-ordination of diverse agencies involved in spatial decision-making. But the varied professionals in our inclusive definition, taken together, working for the private and community sectors as well as the state, employ a wide range of mechanisms and decision areas: x x x x x x land use policies such as countryside and parkland protection, conservation areas, housing and employment zoning, mixed use centres, density guidelines, design codes, affordable housing and open space requirements; local and national infrastructure investments in relation to transport, energy, water, health and education; land division and building controls, including plot size (a critical factor in housing in North America and Australasia); site selection and appraisal for investors and developers; the design of buildings, streets and landscape, the master-planning of estates and neighbourhoods; the management of land, especially public spaces, streets, parks, playgrounds, and seminatural landscapes.

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