Weeks, John R.

Spatial Inequalities

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Introduction to the Accra School: An Overview of Health, Poverty, and Place in Accra
John R. Weeks, Allan G. Hill, Justin Stoler

Part II. Accra’s Urban Morphology and Neighborhood Structure

2. Defining Neighborhood Boundaries for Urban Health Research: A Case Study of Accra, Ghana
Ryan Engstrom, Caetlin Ofiesh, David Rain, Henry Jewell, John R. Weeks

3. Neighborhoods of Health: Comparing Boundaries for Measuring Contextual Effects on Health in Accra, Ghana
Marta Jankowska

4. Delineation and Classification of Urban Neighborhoods of Accra, Ghana, from Quickbird Imagery: Manual vs. Semi-automated Approaches
Christopher D. Lippitt, Douglas A. Stow, Sory Toure, Milo Vejraska

5. Methods for Texture-Based Classification of Urban Fringe Areas from Medium and High Resolution Satellite Imagery
Lasse Møller-Jensen

Part III. Health and Well-Being in Accra’s Neighborhoods

6. Exploring Social Resilience Among Young Migrants in Old Fadama, an Accra Slum
Raymond Asare Tutu

7. Researching Urban Slum Health in Nima, a Slum in Accra
Emmanuel Aggrey-Korsah, Joseph Oppong

8. What If Neighbors’ Neighborhoods Differ? The Influence of Neighborhood Definitions of Health Outcomes in Accra
Alex Zvoleff, Li An, Justin Stoler, John R. Weeks

9. Living Arrangements and Fertility: A Case Study in Southern Ghana
Magdalena Benza

10. Fertility in Context: Exploring Egocentric Neighborhoods in Accra
John R. Weeks, Justin Stoler, Allan G. Hill, Alex Zvoleff

Part IV. Neighborhood Structure: Implications for the Future Provision of Health Services

11. The Sachet Water Phenomenon in Accra: Socioeconomic, Environmental, and Public Health Implications for Water Security
Justin Stoler

12. Healthcare Access in Three Residential Neighborhoods in Accra, Ghana
Godwin Arku, Paul Mkandawire, Isaac Luginaah, Philip Baiden

13. Food Security in Accra
Anna Carla Lopez-Carr

Keywords: Social Sciences, Human Geography, Public Health, Demography, Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry, Urban Ecology

Publication year
GeoJournal Library
Page amount
10 pages

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