Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Health

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh book cover

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Introducing Environmental Health book cover

    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

  • Resource Recovery from Waste: Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries book cover

    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 – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • China's Water Pollution Problems book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for all? book cover

    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

  • Food and Cooking Skills Education: Why teach people how to cook? book cover

    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

  • Environmental Policy and Pursuit of Sustainability book cover

    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

  • Sustainability for Healthcare Management: A Leadership Imperative book cover

    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, but 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 drivers in order…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Children, Nature and Cities book cover

    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 – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

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