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  • Unhealthy Citiesby Kevin Fitzpatrick; Mark LaGory

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    The purpose of this book is to show the important role that space and place plays in the health of urban residents, particularly those living in high poverty ghettos. The book brings together research and writing from a variety of disciplines to demonstrate the health costs of being poor in America?s cities. Both authors are committed to raising awareness... more...

  • Ecological Public Healthby Geof Rayner; Tim Lang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles.  This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a return to and modernisation around ecological principles.... more...

  • Sprawling Cities and Our Endangered Public Healthby Stephen Verderber

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Sprawl is an unsustainable pattern of growth that threatens to undermine the health of communities globally. It has been a dominant mid-to-late twentieth century growth pattern in developed countries and in the twenty-first century has shown widespread signs of proliferation in India, China, and other growing countries. The World Health Organization... more...

  • Ecologies and Politics of Healthby Brian King; Kelley A. Crews

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and infrastructure. Yet while there is emerging interest within... more...

  • Hazardous Materials Compliance for Public Research Organizationsby Nicolas A. Valcik

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 71.95

    Completely revised and updated, Hazardous Materials Compliance for Public Research Organizations: A Case Study, Second Edition presents a case study of one university?s policies and practices with regard to the procurement, use, storage and disposal of HAZMAT in the context of a changing internal structure and regulatory environment. The author?s... more...

  • Air Pollution and Healthby R. M. Harrison; R. E. Hester; Anthony K. Barbour

    Royal Society of Chemistry 1998; US$ 48.00

    The impact of air pollution on human health is currently of international concern. A comprehensive review of the subject is given in this volume, which complements the previous title covering air quality management. Dealing with the common gaseous and particulate air pollutants, including chemical carcinogens, it reviews the epidemiological and exposure... more...

  • Environmental Health Risk VIIby C. A. BREBBIA; R. KISS

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 266.00

    Environmental Health Risk VII contains contributions presented at the Seventh International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health. Topics covered include Risk prevention and monitoring; Mitigation problems; Disaster management and preparedness; Epidemiological studies and pandemics; Control of pollution risk; Air pollution; Water... more...

  • The Urban Atmosphere and Its Effectsby Peter Brimblecombe; Robert L. Maynard

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 112.00

    Air Pollution Reviews will provide state-of-the-art reviews of key problems in air pollution science. Leading research workers and key figures from the regulatory and industrial communities will contribute detailed and yet accessible accounts of areas in which they have recognised expertise. The series will run to five volumes, the first being more... more...

  • Globalization, Health, and the Environmentby Greg Guest

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 34.99

    Leading health scholars reveal the impact of globalization on human health, as it is mediated through environmental change. Through case studies of cultures around the world, they examine the bio-cultural intersection of health and the environment and the impact of rapid change, technological development and the expansion of the global economy. This... more...

  • Environmental Health Risk IIIby C. A. BREBBIA; V. POPOV; D. FAYZIEVA

    WIT Press 2005; US$ 472.00

    This book comprises a series of papers presented at the Third International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health , divided into the following topic areas: Water Quality Issues; Air Pollution; Radiation Fields; Accident and Man-Made Risks; Risk Analysis; Emergency Response; Food Contamination; Electromagnetic Fields; Noise Pollution;... more...