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  • Healthy Citiesby John K Davies; Michael Kelly

    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...

  • Health and Environmental Risk Assessmentby P. F. Ricci; M. D. Rowe

    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...

  • Health and Environmental Impact Assessmentby British Medical Association

    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...

  • Healthy Urban Planningby Hugh Barton; Catherine Tsourou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    Healthy Urban Planning aims to refocus urban planners on the implications of their work for human health and well-being. If many of the problems faced in cities are to be resolved, improving health will be the fundamental goal of urban planners. Poor housing, poverty, stress, pollution, and lack of access to jobs, goods and services all impact upon... more...

  • Urban Health in Developing Countriesby Marcel Tanner; Trudy Harpham

    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...

  • Exposed Scienceby Sara Shostak

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    We rely on environmental health scientists to document the presence of chemicals where we live, work, and play and to provide an empirical basis for public policy. In the last decades of the 20th century, environmental health scientists began to shift their focus deep within the human body, and to the molecular level, in order to investigate gene-environment... more...

  • The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movementby Kate Davies; Elise Miller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 37.99

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive examination of the Environmental Health Movement, which unlike many parts of the environmental movement, focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environmental effect human health and well-being. more...

  • Downwindby Sarah Alisabeth Fox

    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...

  • Comparative Risk Assessmentby Schü; Holger tz; Peter M. Wiedemann; Wilfried Hennings; Johannes Mertens; Martin Clauberg

    Wiley 2006; US$ 150.00

    All those who make risk-related decisions require sound knowledge on which to base their decisions, wherever possible including the best scientific knowledge available. Often, they are confronted by the need to make decisions in which they must allocate resources to one or more of several different problems, and are required to do so in the absence... more...

  • Assessing Microbial Safety of Drinking Waterby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...