Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Health

  • Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters book cover

    Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters

    1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus on medical and public health humanitarian response…

    Paperback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The World Food Situation: Resource and Environmental Issues in the Developing Countries and The United States book cover

    The World Food Situation

    Resource and Environmental Issues in the Developing Countries and The United States, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water Pollution: Economics Aspects and Research Needs book cover

    Water Pollution

    Economics Aspects and Research Needs, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Street Food: Culture, economy, health and governance book cover

    Street Food

    Culture, economy, health and governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryzia De Cassia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Food Security and Development: Country Case Studies book cover

    Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Inside and Out: Universities and Education for Sustainable Development book cover

    Inside and Out

    Universities and Education for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Robert Forrant, Linda Silka

    Two overarching questions permeate the literature on universities and civic engagement: How does a university restructure its myriad activities, maintain its academic integrity, and have a transformative impact off campus? And, who ought to participate in the conversations that frame and guide both…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation: Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors book cover

    Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation

    Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors, 1st Edition

    By Spencer Barrett Meredith, III

    Twenty-five years after the Chernobyl explosion, disaster struck once again after a tsunami overwhelmed the considerable safety measures at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. However, Fukushima had in place a solid containment structure to reduce the spread of radiation in the event of a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace: A Political Ecology Perspective book cover

    Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Disaster Health Management: A Primer for Students and Practitioners book cover

    Disaster Health Management

    A Primer for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerry FitzGerald, Mike Tarrant, Peter Aitken, Marie Fredriksen

    Disaster health is an emerging field that focuses on developing prevention, preparation, response and recovery systems for dealing with health problems that result from a disaster. As disasters worldwide differ in their nature, scope and cultural context, a thorough understanding of the fundamental…

    Paperback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge

  • Social Innovation In Africa: A practical guide for scaling impact book cover

    Social Innovation In Africa

    A practical guide for scaling impact, 1st Edition

    By Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

    Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those tackling Africa’s serious social problems. It lays out the required building blocks for…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Water for Food Security: Challenges for Pakistan book cover

    Water for Food Security

    Challenges for Pakistan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Ringler, Arif Anwar

    Pakistan’s water management is at a critical watershed. Water shortages are growing rapidly as a result of growing demand across all water-using sectors. Rapid population growth, from 175 million people in 2010 to an estimated 236 million by 2030 and 280 million by 2050, and international…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Clay's Handbook of Environmental Health book cover

    Clay's Handbook of Environmental Health

    21st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Battersby

    Clay’s Handbook of Environmental Health, since its first publication in 1933, has provided a definitive guide for the environmental health practitioner, or reference for the consultant or student. This 21th edition continues as a first point of reference, reviewing the core principles, techniques…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

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