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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Radical changes in the biosphere and human interaction with the environment are increasingly impacting on the health of populations across the world. Diseases are crossing the species barrier, and spreading rapidly through globalised transport systems. From new patterns of cancer to the threat of global pandemics, it is imperative that public health... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
This text shows why we need to develop an integrated approach to health and environmental impact assessment of development projects, and how this might be achieved. Case studies and examples are provided more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
Behaviors that pose risks for an individuals health and that also represent important threats for public health, such as drug use, smoking, alcohol, unhealthy eating causing obesity, and unsafe sex, are highly prevalent in low income countries, even though they are traditionally associated with richer countries. Individual choices are an important... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 90.00
Choice Outstanding Academic Title! 4 Stars - Doody's!. Praise for the Third Edition:. "This work will be one that students and clinicians keep on their shelves as the gold-standard reference for health behavior change. Summing up: Essential". --Choice. Substantially revised to reflect current trends in the field of health behavior change,... more...