Environmental Health: From Global to Local / Edition 2

Environmental Health: From Global to Local / Edition 2

by Howard Frumkin
     
 

The second edition of Environmental Health: From Global to Local, a comprehensive introductory text, offers an overview of the methodology and paradigms of this burgeoning field, ranging from ecology to epidemiology, from toxicology to environmental psychology, and from genetics to ethics. Expert contributors discuss the major issues in contemporary

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The second edition of Environmental Health: From Global to Local, a comprehensive introductory text, offers an overview of the methodology and paradigms of this burgeoning field, ranging from ecology to epidemiology, from toxicology to environmental psychology, and from genetics to ethics. Expert contributors discuss the major issues in contemporary environmental health: air, water, food safety, occupational health, radiation, chemical and physical hazards, vector control, and injuries. Also emphasizing a wide variety of issues of global interest, the thoroughly revised second edition contains updated information on such timely topics as toxicology, exposure assessment, climate change, population pressure, developing nations and urbanization, energy production, building and community design, solid and hazardous waste, and disaster preparedness. In addition, each chapter of Environmental Health includes learning objectives, key points, and discussion questions.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470404874
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/08/2010
Series:
Public Health/Environmental Health Series, #12
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1280
Sales rank:
127,028
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Tables, Figures, and Exhibits

Introduction Howard Frumkin Frumkin, Howard

Pt. 1 Methods and Paradigms

Pt. 2 Environmental Health on the Global Scale

Pt. 3 Environmental Health on the Regional Scale

Pt. 4 Environmental Health on the Local Scale

Pt. 5 The Practice of Environmental Health

Index

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