Environment & Health Products

  • Climate Information for Public Health Action

    Edited by Simon Mason, Madeleine Thomson

    Public health professionals, field epidemiologists, health management workers and health policymakers are increasingly concerned about the potential impact that climate change can have on public health. Climate not only determines the spatial and seasonal distribution of many public health events,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Social Sustainability and Social Work Practice in Asia and the Pacific Rim

    Edited by Alice Ming Lin Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory values, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Children, Nature and Cities

    By Claire Freeman, Yolanda van Heezik

    That children need nature for health and well-being is widely accepted, but what type of nature? Specifically, what type of nature is not only necessary but realistically available in the complex and rapidly changing worlds that children currently live in? This book examines child-nature…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Sustainability for Healthcare Management

    A Leadership Imperative, 2nd Edition

    By Carrie R. Rich, J. Knox Singleton, Seema S. Wadhwa

    Sustainability is not unique to health, yet sustainability is a unique vehicle for promoting healthy values. This book challenges healthcare leaders to think through the implications of our decisions from fiscal, societal and environmental perspectives. It links health values with sustainability…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    Edited by Jamie Bartram

    This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering:…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Policy and Pursuit of Sustainability

    Edited by Chelsea Schelly, Aparajita Banerjee

    It is increasingly apparent that human activities are not suitable for sustaining a healthy global environment. From energy development to resource extraction to use of land and water, humans are having a devastating effect on the earth’s ability to sustain human societies and quality lives. Many…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09 
    Routledge

  • Food and Cooking Skills Education

    Why teach people how to cook?

    By Anita Tull

    Food and Cooking Skills Education (FCSE) is a complex mix of policy and practicality, educational theory and pedagogy, classroom and government policy. This book shows how FCSE has been at the centre of a tussle between education and policy for decades. It reviews how FCSE has grappled with…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation

    Biking for all?

    Edited by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann, Adonia E. Lugo, Gerardo F. Sandoval

    As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood transformations. However, despite stereotypes, the cycling public is actually quite…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • China's Water Pollution Problems

    By Claudio O. Delang

    Water pollution is one of the most serious problems plaguing China today with millions of citizens drinking water unfit for consumption. These abysmal conditions have fuelled increasing social discontent, as people become more concerned by the need to address the pressing issues of water pollution,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • China's Air Pollution Problems

    By Claudio O. Delang

    China’s rapid industrialisation has led to "an air pollution catastrophe". Concerted efforts to achieve economic growth have led to veiled skies of toxic air and created health and morbidity problems as well as tremendous environmental degradation. China’s Air Pollution Problems provides an…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

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