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Forthcoming Health Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Disaster Risk Reduction

    Cases from Urban Africa

    By Mark Pelling, Ben Wisner

    Published with ProVention Consortium, UNDP and UN-Habitat 'This excellent book is essential reading for those concerned with urban risk and its reduction in Africa, the most rapidly urbanizing region of the world.' Professor Jo Beall, Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics '...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Health and Environmental Impact Assessment

    An integrated approach

    By British Medical Association

    Health and the environment are intimately linked. Bad environments can cause ill-health, whether it be asthma worsened by air pollution, poisoning by exposure to hazardous substances, injury caused by fast-moving machinery, stress due to noise or social isolation resulting from poorly designed...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Coping with Population Challenges

    By Louise Lassonde

    Despite rapidly decreasing rates of population growth caused by reduced fertility in the majority of world regions, demographers are predicting that the world's population will still double by the year 2050. The question is therefore no longer the traditional one of whether the planet can support...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Health and Climate Change

    Modelling the impacts of global warming and ozone depletion

    By Pim Martens

    'Understanding how complex ecological and climatic change can influence human health is the new challenge before us. The book confronts these multidimensional risk assessments head-on and will catalyse the important interdisciplinary and integrated approach that is the new paradigm now required for...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Human Ecology

    A systems approach to sustainability

    By Robert Dyball, Barry Newell

    We are facing hugely complex challenges – from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human Ecology provides an approach to address these complex challenges, a way to understand them holistically and to start to manage them more...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Technopoles of the World

    The Making of 21st Century Industrial Complexes

    By Manuel Castells

    Technopoles - planned centres for the promotion for high- technology industry - have become a key feature of national economic development worldwide. Created out of a technological revolution, the formation of the global economy and the emergence of a new form of economic production and management,...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. City of Well-being

    A guide to the science and art of settlement planning

    By Hugh Barton

    Town planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyle, both as cause and potential remedy. While the core concept of seeing settlements as providing the human habitat is widely accepted, all too often there is a failure...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    Edited by Francis G. Caro, Kelly Fitzgerald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The vast majority of resources in public initiatives to support older people are invested in financial security, health care, and long-term care, where the focus is on individual benefits. Community features that collectively benefit residents have received much less systematic attention. This...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge