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- Taylor and Francis 2013; 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...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
Thoroughly grounded in extensive archival research, Tainted Earth traces the rise of public health concerns about nonferrous smelting in the western United States, focusing on three major facilities: Tacoma, Washington; El Paso, Texas; and Bunker Hill, Idaho. It documents the response from community residents, public health scientists, the industry,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Process and input-output analysis have emerged as the two principal methods of analyzing health risks of energy technologies. This book describes applications and differences between these two methods with discussions of sources or error and uncertainty, data limitations and some solutions to common problems. Its goals are to provide understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
The growth of health promotion as a topic for discussion and a principle for practice is widespread, and affects all groups of health professionals. The Healthy Cities project, like Health for All, was inaugurated by the World Health Organization and has informed policy throughout the world. Healthy Cities: Research and Practice examines the application... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
The impact of urbanization on the health of citizens in developing countries has received increasing attention recently. This book addresses the problems in an integrated way, looking in detail at both the problems themselves and the action and research necessary to alleviate them. It includes contributions from leading practitioners and advisors to... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 29.95
Downwind is an unflinching tale of the atomic West that reveals the intentional disregard for human and animal life through nuclear testing by the federal government and uranium extraction by mining corporations during and after the Cold War. Sarah Alisabeth Fox highlights the personal cost of nuclear testing and uranium extraction in the American... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.00
Arsenic. Mercury. Pesticides. Dioxin. Toxic gases. Your typical hazardous waste dump, right? Wrong. These materials can be found in the home. Every day, people work, live, and play amid potentially harmful toxins-things they might not even know are there. They are exposed to these toxic substances in their homes, neighborhoods, schools, workplaces,... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 321.00
Section I: Dosimetry and Measurements. Section II: Biological Responses Indicative of Genetic Effects. Section III: Biological Responses Indicative of Carcinogenic and Other Non-genetic Effects. Section IV: Epidemiology and Radio Frequency Radiation Research. Section V: Non-biological Health Risks from Radio Frequency Radiation: Interference with... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00
Inadequate drinking water and sanitation are amongst the world?s major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. This book provides a state-of-the-art review on approaches and methods used in assessing the microbial safety of drinking-water. It supports the rapidly emerging trend towards preventive management and a broader, system-wide outlook. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
Since 1998, the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency has been organising a series of workshops to address the various aspects of stakeholder involvement in radiological protection decision making. These workshops have been instrumental in forging consensus and improving understanding of key issues in this area. more...