Health and sustainability : an introduction / Tee L. Guidotti.

By: Guidotti, Tee L [author.]
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]Description: xxii, 490 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. [Paperback]Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199325337 (acidfree paper)Subject(s): Ecosystem | Environmental Health | Environmental Pollution | Sustainability -- Health aspects | Environmental toxicology | Environmental toxicologyDDC classification: 615.9/02 LOC classification: RA1226 | .G85 2015

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ways of knowing -- Catastrophic failure -- Pollution and contamination -- Chemical pollution and health -- Ecosystem change and infectious disease -- Socially-mediated issues -- Ecosystem services and health -- Artificial ecosystems -- Energy -- Culture and rights -- Spirituality and sustainability -- The professionalization of sustainability.

"'Health and sustainability: an introduction' details how the science and values of sustainability can be applied to health protection and population health. By providing a practical framework for understanding complicated sustainability problems related to health, the book offers an authoritative resource for understanding the relationship between health and sustainability policies and practice"--back cover.

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