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  1. Future Generations and International Law

    Edited by Emmanuel Agius, Salvino Busuttil

    Series: Earthscan Law and Sustainable Development

    Sustainable development requires consideration of the quality of life that future generations will be able to enjoy, and as the adjustment to sustainable lifestyles gathers momentum, the rights of future generations and our responsibility for their wellbeing is becoming a central issue. In this,...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Health and Population Set

    By Various

    Series: Earthscan Library Collection

    The Health and Population set contains key texts by world renowned experts on global population and health as it links to development and environmental challenges. In the last two decades, environmental threats and the challenge of sustainability have moved to the very centre of political,...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Creating a New Consensus on Population

    The Politics of Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights, and Women's Empowerment, 2nd Edition

    By Jyoti Shankar Singh, Jyoti Shankar Singh

    Population growth, reproductive health and reproductive rights are amongst the most pressing issues facing governments and the international community. Since the world's governments agreed for the first time on far-reaching and enlightened population policies at the 1994 International Conference on...

    Published September 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Health Practitioner's Guide to Climate Change

    Diagnosis and Cure

    Edited by Jenny Griffiths, Mala Rao, Fiona Adshead, Allison Thorpe

    Highly commended in the Public Health category, BMA Medical Awards 2010 There are enormous health benefits from tackling climate change. This is the first book to set out what health practitioners can do to prevent the worst impacts of climate change, to make health services sustainable, and to...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Tolerability of Risk

    A New Framework for Risk Management

    Edited by Frederic Bouder, David Slavin, Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    There is an increasing dissatisfaction about how risk is regulated, leading to vivid debates about the use of 'risk assessment' and 'precaution'. As a result, academics, government officials and industry leaders are calling for new approaches and fresh ideas. This book provides a historical and...

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Hunger and Markets

    World Hunger Series

    By United Nations World Food Programme

    Hunger and Markets is the third volume of the UN World Food Programme's World Hunger Series - created to help promote a better understanding of the choices confronting leaders as they work to fight hunger. It appears at a crucial time, with food prices at high levels, a severe global financial...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Housing and Health in Europe

    The WHO LARES project

    Edited by David Ormandy

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In this cross-disciplinary research David Ormandy and expert contributors explain the nature and development of the World Health Organization's study of housing across Europe. In-depth analysis provides new evidence of links between the health of inhabitants and their housing conditions,...

    Published April 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Atlas of Women in the World

    4th Edition

    By Joni Seager

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    'When is an atlas a page-turner? When it makes the female half of the world visible in reliable statistics and glorious graphics. Nobody should be without this book.' Gloria Steinem 'A wonderfully illuminating and clear sighted book. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the reality...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge