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Journal of Social Issues, Volume 59, Number 3, 2003, The Residential Context of Health

ISBN: 978-1-4051-1669-5
228 pages
August 2003, Wiley-Blackwell
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Psychological and social processes that connect health with housing come into focus in this collection of original papers. Eminent European and North American scholars provide conceptual and analytical tools useful for further enhancing our understanding of the relations among housing, residence, and health.

  • Features articles by eminent European and North American scholars, which investigate the psychological and social processes that connect health with housing.

  • Explores how social ecological factors set the boundaries for the activities individuals engage in regarding their health and housing.

  • Provides conceptual and analytical tools to further enhance understanding of the relationships between housing, residence, and health.
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Introduction: The residential Context of Health (Terry Hartig and Roderick J. Lawrence).

Expanding the Scope of Outcomes and Processes.

Housing and Mental Health: A Review of the Evidence and a Methodological and Conceptual Critique (Gary W. Evans, Nancy M. Wells, and Annie Moch).

Owning Versus Renting-Health and Housing Tenure.

Housing as Health Capital: How Health Trajectories and Housing Paths are Linked (Susan J. Smith, Donna Easterlow, Moira Munro, and Katrina M. Turner).

Residents and Residence: Factors Predicting the Health Disadvantage of Social Renters Compared to Owner-Occupiers (Rosemary Hiscock, Sally Macintyre, Ade Kearns, and Anne Ellaway).

Residence, Poverty, and Health.

Double Indemnity or Double Delight? The Health Consequences of Shared Housing and "Doubling Up" (Sherry Ahrentzen).

Poverty, Housing Niches, and Health in the United States (Susan Saegert and Gary W. Evans).

Residential Activities, Stress, and Health.

Focus on Home: What Time-Use Data Can Tell About Caregiving to Adults (William Michelson and Lorne Tepperman).

Residence in the Social Ecology of Stress and restoration (Terry Hartig, Gunn Johansson, and Camilla Kylin).

Concluding Comment.

Comment: Housing Policy and Health (Ralph Catalano and Eric Kessell).

2002 SPSSI Presidential Award Address.

Introduction to Geoff Maruyama's Presidential Address, June 29, 2002 (Jennifer Crocker).

Disparities in Educational Opportunities and Outcomes: What Do We Know and What Can We Do (Geoffrey Maruyama)

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Terry Hartig is an Associate Professor of Psychology with the Institute for Housing and Urban Research and the Department of Psychology of Uppsala University. He completed graduate training in social ecology at the University of California at Irvine and postdoctoral training in social epidemiology at the University of California at Berkeley. His research focuses on health values of nature experience, restorative environments, health in relation to residence, and the social ecology of stress and restoration.


Roderick J. Lawrence is Professor in the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences at the University of Geneva, where he works in the Centre for Human Ecology and Environmental Sciences. In 1994 he was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Committee of the World Health Organization’s European Centre for Environment and Health. In 1999 he was nominated Chair of the Evaluation Advisory Committee of the World Health Organization’s Healthy Cities Project for the European Region. In 2001 he was nominated to the WHO European Taskforce on Housing and Health.

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  • Features articles by eminent European and North American scholars, which investigate the psychological and social processes that connect health with housing.
  • Explores how social ecological factors set the boundaries for the activities individuals engage in regarding their health and housing.
  • Provides conceptual and analytical tools to further enhance understanding of the relationships between housing, residence, and health.
See More
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