Environmental health Products

  • Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing

    Hydrophilia Unbounded, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronan Foley, Robin Kearns, Thomas Kistemann, Ben Wheeler

    Health geography makes critical contributions to contemporary and emerging interdisciplinary agendas of nature-based health and health-enabling places. Couched in theory and critical empirical work on nature and health, this book addresses questions on the relationships between water, health and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Social Work and Disasters

    A Handbook for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Tricia Hazeleger, Desley Hargreaves

    Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of social workers in disaster work, including in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Ethics of Environmental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Tackling Health Inequalities

    Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health, 1st Edition

    By Surindar Kishen Dhesi

    Although environmental health has received some recognition as a field which can positively impact on the social determinants of health, it remains little known outside its immediate sphere of influence. There is also limited literature available to support the potential impact of the profession in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Climate Information for Public Health Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Madeleine C. Thomson, Simon J. Mason

    Policy-makers are increasingly concerned about the impact of climate variability and change on the health of vulnerable populations. Variations and trends in climatic factors and extreme weather events impact many health outcomes, including malaria, heat stress and undernutrition.   Climate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Environmental Health and Housing

    Issues for Public Health, 2nd Edition

    By Jill Stewart, Zena Lynch

    The second edition of Environmental Health and Housing has been completely updated to cover the contemporary issues in public health that have emerged in recent years. With a theory and practice approach to public health, this edition focuses more on population health, health protection and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-Human Theories, 1st Edition

    By Cecily Maller

    Set in the ‘human–environment’ interaction space, this book applies new theoretical and practical insights to understanding what makes healthy urban environments. It stems from recognition that the world is rapidly urbanising and the international concern with how to create healthy settings and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

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