Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Health

  • Measuring Wellbeing: Towards Sustainability? book cover

    Measuring Wellbeing: Towards Sustainability?

    1st Edition

    By Karen Scott

    Improving wellbeing and sustainability are central goals of government, but are they in conflict? This engaging new book reviews that question and its implications for public policy through a focus on indicators. It highlights tensions on the one hand between various constructs of wellbeing and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-18

  • Ecological Public Health: Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health book cover

    Ecological Public Health

    Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health, 1st Edition

    By Geof Rayner, Tim Lang

    What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles.  This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23

  • Public Safety and Risk Assessment: Improving Decision Making book cover

    Public Safety and Risk Assessment

    Improving Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By David J. Ball, Laurence Ball-King

    This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the 'reenfranchisement' of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past decade health and safety has become a major issue of public interest. There are countless stories of health and safety…

    Paperback – 2011-09-07
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Sustainability, Midwifery and Birth book cover

    Sustainability, Midwifery and Birth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Davies, Rea Daellenbach, Mary Kensington

    Environmental awareness and sustainability are vitally important concepts in the twenty first century and, as a low environmental impact healthcare profession, midwifery has the potential to stand as a model of excellence. This innovative volume promotes a sustainable approach to midwifery…

    Paperback – 2010-10-08

  • Environmental Management, Sustainable Development and Human Health book cover

    Environmental Management, Sustainable Development and Human Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves, Fred C. Schaffner, Ahmed Abdelhadi, Mattheus F.A. Goosen

    Sustainable development is now considered by many organizations and their stakeholders the model to follow. An increasing number of companies currently act and communicate based on their triple performance (i.e. economic, environmental and social). Educators and scientists can follow this…

    Hardback – 2008-10-22
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Toxicology Assessment book cover

    Environmental Toxicology Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mervyn Richardson

    Measurement of the extent of the toxic insult caused by the substance involved is of importance when undertaking an environmental toxicology assessment. This text outlines some of the measurement techniques that have been recently developed and…

    Hardback – 1995-05-18
    CRC Press

  • The Food System book cover

    The Food System

    1st Edition

    By Geoff Tansey, Anthony Worsley

    Food is a massive industry and the many key players involved have very different interests. In wealthy nations those interests can range from corporate survival and maintaining profitability in a market with limited demand, to promoting a healthy diet and ensuring food safety. For the poor, the…

    Paperback – 1995-01-06

  • The Food Question: Profits Versus People book cover

    The Food Question

    Profits Versus People, 1st Edition

    By Henry Bernstein, Maureen Mackintosh, Charlotte Martin

    Edited by Ben Crow

    Wasteful over-consumption (by some) in the developed countries and the continuing, in some cases worsening, hunger of millions in the Third World is a dramatic indication that food problems are urgent. Anger is not enough and this book, which comes from the research group on Development Policy and…

    Paperback – 1990-03-01

  • Public Health Engineering: Sewerage, Second Edition book cover

    Public Health Engineering

    Sewerage, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By R.E. Bartlett

    This broad-based book covers topics in sewage treatment from site investigation through to design, construction and operation. Data and design charts are given in an appendix.…

    Hardback – 1979-01-01
    CRC Press

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