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  • Coping with Population Challengesby Louise Lassonde

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Despite rapidly decreasing rates of population growth caused by reduced fertility in the majority of world regions, demographers are predicting that the world's population will still double by the year 2050. The question is therefore no longer the traditional one of whether the planet can support so many people, but how to provide a sustainable future... more...

  • The Environment for Childrenby David Satterthwaite; et al

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Each year, millions of children die of environmental causes and many more suffer serious illness or injury. Children are often the most vulnerable to the condition of their environment -and their health is an index of its quality - but their wellbeing is rarely given priority by governments or aid agencies. Ironically, the problems can be traced back... more...

  • The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Centuryby Warren C. Sanderson; Wolfgang Lutz; Sergei Scherbov

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    The 20th century was the century of explosive population growth, resulting in unprecedented impacts; in contrast, the 21st century is likely to see the end of world population growth and become the century of population aging. We are currently at the crossroads of these demographic regimes. This book presents fresh evidence about our demographic future... more...

  • Smog Alertby Derek Elsom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    The world's cities are choking on pollution from traffic and industry. With the health of over 1.6 billion people under threat, poor urban air quality is fast becoming one of them most pressing environmental problems of our times. Smog Alert examines the causes and scale of urban air pollution, identifying who is most at risk, and what particular... more...

  • Healthy City Projects in Developing Countriesby Edmundo Werna; Trudy Harpham; Ilona Blue; Grey Goldstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    With the growth of cities and towns throughout the developing world have come significant health problems. The urban poor are particularly affected, faced with the worst of both worlds: urban problems such as pollution and stress, combined with infectious diseases common in both rural and urban areas. The Healthy City Project shows how to put health... more...

  • Beyond Malthusby Lester R. Brown; Gary Gardner; Brian Halweil

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    On the bicentennial of Malthus' legendary essay on the tendency of population to grow more rapidly than the food supply, this book examines the impacts of population growth on 19 global resources and services, including food, fresh water, fisheries, jobs, education, income and health. Despite current hype of a 'birth dearth' in parts of Europe and... more...

  • Bekkeninstabiliteitby J.M.A. Mens

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2010; US$ 49.99

    Dit boek biedt een vrijwel compleet overzicht van de actuele kennis op het gebied van bekkeninstabiliteit: rug– en bekkenklachten die tijdens de zwangerschap of de bevalling kunnen ontstaan. In heldere bewoordingen lees je: wat bekkeninstabiliteit precies is, waardoor je het kunt krijgen, welke klachten zich hierbij voordoen, wat je er zelf aan kunt... more...

  • Screeningby Angela Dean; Susan Lewis

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 119.00

    Covers three areas of screening in various guises: industry, chemical/pharmaceutical, and genetic/medical. This book is useful for those working in fields such as industrial quality improvement, engineering research and development, genetic and medical screening, drug discovery, and computer simulation of manufacturing systems or economic models. more...

  • Betriebliche Gesundheitsförderung erfolgreich umsetzen: Praxishandbuch für Pflege- und Sozialdienste (German Edition)by Ingrid Spicker; Anna Schopf

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.99

    Zeitdruck, Stress, Überlastung: Pflegekräfte und Heimhelfer/innen in der mobilen Pflege und Betreuung sind einem hohen Gesundheitsrisiko ausgesetzt. Manager/innen und Führungskräfte in Pflegeorganisationen müssen zunehmend gesundheitsförderliche Arbeitsbedingungen gestalten. Erfolgreich umgesetzt, steigern sie das Wohlbefinden der Mitarbeiter, die... more...