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  • Life Exposedby Adriana Petryna

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    On April 26, 1986, Unit Four of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded in then Soviet Ukraine. More than 3.5 million people in Ukraine alone, not to mention many citizens of surrounding countries, are still suffering the effects. Life Exposed is the first book to comprehensively examine the vexed political, scientific, and social circumstances that... more...

  • Energía doméstica y saludby WHO

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 15.00

    El uso de energía es fundamental para satisfacer nuestras necesidades más básicas: cocinar, hervir agua, alumbrarnos y calentarnos. Es también una condición de la buena salud, detalle en gran medida ignorado por la comunidad mundial. Rezagadas en la carrera del desarrollo, más de 3 mil millones de personas siguen quemando... more...

  • Better Integration of Radiation Protection in Modern Societyby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 100.00

    The societal aspects of risk governance are increasingly becoming a part of public decision-making processes. This tendency is particularly evident in matters dealing with the protection of human health and the environment. The NEA Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health organised a workshop to examine stakeholder involvement processes... more...

  • Gesundheitliche Resilienzby Andreas Mergenthaler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 54.46

    Soziale Ungleichheiten der Gesundheit bestehen bis ins hohe Lebensalter. Andreas Mergenthaler geht der Frage nach, wie gesundheitliche Ungleichheiten im hohen Lebensalter reduziert werden können. Ein zentrales Konzept ist „Gesundheitliche Resilienz“: Es bezieht sich auf Menschen in unteren sozioökonomischen Statusgruppen, die trotz der damit verbundenen... more...

  • NIOSH Case Studies in Bioaerosolsby Shirley A. Ness

    Government Institutes 1996; US$ 61.50

    Conducted by NIOSH, these comprehensive case studies bring the latest research and technology to bear on workplace health problems which companies are likely to encounter at a variety of worksites. These hard-to-find case studies have been selected based on a number of variables, including type of workplace involved, the activities conducted there,... more...

  • Environmental Victimsby Christopher Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This study looks at environmental problems from the perspective of the victims. The bottom line consequences are often damaging to the health of individuals or communities and they raise a wide range of issues concerning justice, international and environmental law, public health, occupational health and health policy, social policy and welfare, international... more...

  • Environmental Health Policyby Megan Landon; Tony Fletcher; David Ball

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 47.00

    Provides self-directed learning covering the issues in public health affecting low, middle and high income countries. This book provides a window onto environmental policy and its formulation. more...

  • Radiation Health Risk Sciencesby Masahiro Nakashima; Shunichi Yamashita; Yuji Nagayama; Kunihiro Tsukasaki; Noboru Takamura

    Springer Japan 2009; US$ 207.91

    Radiation safety and risk management, a critical issue in the nuclear age, is an ongoing concern in the field of radiation health risk sciences. It is the particular mission and task of the Nagasaki University Global COE program to explore human health risks from radiation on a global scale and to come up with measures for overcoming its negative... more...

  • Manual para el desarrollo de planes de seguridad del aguaby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00

    En 2004, las Guías de la OMS para la calidad del agua potable recomendaron que los proveedores de agua elaboraran y ejecutaran "planes de seguridad del agua" (PSA) para evaluar y gestionar los riesgos de forma sistemática. Desde entonces, cada vez más gobiernos y autoridades reguladoras, proveedores de agua y profesionales han aceptado este... more...

  • Urban Design: Health and the Therapeutic Environmentby Paola Signoretta; Kate McMahon Moughtin; J.C. Moughtin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    'Urban Design: Health and the Therapeutic Environment' demonstrates how urban design and planning impact on public health and sustainable development. Moughtin et al. explore the concept of what makes a physically and psychologically ‘healthy’ environment in the context of the paramount need for new homes where living standards are not compromised,... more...