Down to Earth: Community Perspectives on Health, Development and the Environment / Edition 1

Down to Earth: Community Perspectives on Health, Development and the Environment / Edition 1

by Bonnie Bradford
     
 

Explains the linkages between health, development, and environmental issues, while examining the interdependent issues of poverty, violence, excessive resource use, and irresponsible hazardous waste disposal.See more details below

Overview

Explains the linkages between health, development, and environmental issues, while examining the interdependent issues of poverty, violence, excessive resource use, and irresponsible hazardous waste disposal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565490505
Publisher:
Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Series:
Library of Management for Development
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Innovative Programs for the Urban Poor in Cali, Colombia17
2An Urban Environmental Sanitation Loan Program in Honduras23
3Developing a Violence Prevention Coalition in Los Angeles35
4The Post-Soviet Legacy of Industrial Pollution in Armenia49
5Assessing Environmental Health Risks in Quito, Ecuador60
6Improving Access to Family Planning Services in Rural Mali77
7Bringing Clean Water to Kenyan Households85
8Indoor Air Pollution, Household Health, and Appropriate Technology: Women and the Indoor Environment in Sri Lanka92
9Fighting Toxic Waste Dumping in Kentucky107
10Economic Development and Destruction of Indigenous Lands113
11The Environment and Human Rights in West Harlem123
12Linking Population and Environmental Conservation Activities in Southwestern Uganda134
13Chagas Disease Control through Community Action in Bolivia143
14Primary Environmental Care: An Approach to Sustainable Livelihood153
Additional Readings165
Resource Organizations175
Editors and Contributors183
Index189
About NCIH195

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