Wellness City

Heath and Well-being in Urban Economic Development
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ISBN-13:
9783319755618
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
19.05.2018
Seiten:
159
Autor:
Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko
Gewicht:
355 g
Format:
216x151x17 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Responds to the need for cities to continuously identify new growth sectors and ideas
1. Introduction.2. The Conceptual Field of Wellness.
3. Wellness and the City.
4. Wellness in Local Economic Development.
5. Dimensions of the Wellness City.
6. Wellness City Strategies in Local-Global Dialectic.
7. Towards an Inclusive Wellness City.
8.Conclusion.
Addressing the continuous need for new growth sectors in post-industrial cities, this book considers the economic significance of wellness from a development policy perspective. The author goes beyond personal health discourse to conceptualise wellness as an emerging industry, presenting empirical cases of community, attraction, and export-orientated strategies around the world. Combining holistic health, urban governance and economic development, this book will provide valuable reading for those studying policy, tourism and the wellness sector as well as business entrepreneurs within this evolving industry.