Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Health

  • Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition can Transform Consumption and the Food System

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed sustainably – healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining ecosystems on which humanity depends? The evidence on diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 

  • The Management of Schistosomiasis

    By Patricia L. Rosenfield

    One of the major considerations of any environmental resource project must be the effect on human well-being; originally published in 1979, this study aims to deal specifically with the transmission of Schistosomiasis as a human environmental impact. Due to its relationship with water,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Analyzing Superfund

    Economics, Science and Law

    Edited by Richard L. Revesz, Richard B. Stewart

    Originally published in 1995, Analyzing Superfund outlines the key issues of the superfund reauthorization debate in the United States. The Superfund law faced criticism for being wasteful, inefficient and expensive. These papers sought to shed light on this argument in relation to clean-up…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-03-15 

  • The International Atomic Energy Agency and World Nuclear Order

    By Lawrence Scheinman

    The International Atomic Energy Agency has had a leading responsibility in preventing the spread of nuclear weapons and misuse of materials intended for nuclear energy across the world. Originally published in 1987, in the wake of the Chernobyl disaster of 1986 which proved the utmost importance of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Green History of the Welfare State

    By Tony Fitzpatrick

    Environmental problems – particularly climate change – have become increasingly important to governments and social researchers in recent decades. Debates about their implications for social policies and welfare reforms are now moving towards centre stage. What has been missing from such debates is…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice (EJ) overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Nuclear Imperatives and Public Trust

    Dealing with Radioactive Waste

    By Luther J. Carter

    This title, first published in 1987, examines the topic of nuclear waste management, and the way in which the public reacts to this issue. Part 1 explores the sources of public unease, such as the way in which nuclear waste had failed to be properly contained in the past. Part 2 looks at the search…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    With the pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation as well as the widening of socioeconomic disparities, the global population is becoming increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus on humanitarian response to disasters across Asia…

    Paperback – 2017-02-23 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The World Food Situation

    Resource and Environmental Issues in the Developing Countries and The United States

    By Pierre R. Crosson, Kenneth D Frederick

    At the beginning of the 1970’s, global grain reserves were level and food prices were low however as the decade progressed crop production plummeted leading to a food crisis. Originally published in the aftermath in 1977, Crosson and Frederick set out to explore the ability of agricultural output…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water Pollution

    Economics Aspects and Research Needs

    By Allen V. Kneese

    Public agencies and industry will probably spend tens of billions of dollars on new water pollution abatement facilities in the next few decades. Added billions will be spent for the operation of new and existing facilities. How can physical science research reduce the cost of achieving objectives?…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Revivals

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