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The Ecology of Health: Identifying Issues and Alternatives / Edition 1
     

The Ecology of Health: Identifying Issues and Alternatives / Edition 1

by Jennifer Chesworth
 

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ISBN-10: 0803973039

ISBN-13: 9780803973039

Pub. Date: 06/18/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The contributors to this innovative and wide-ranging volume reflect on the philosophical issues surrounding health and ecology. They examine the policy issues involved in health and health ecology, and explore the paths that may eventually lead to a new ecology of health.

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The contributors to this innovative and wide-ranging volume reflect on the philosophical issues surrounding health and ecology. They examine the policy issues involved in health and health ecology, and explore the paths that may eventually lead to a new ecology of health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803973039
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/18/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTIONS ON HEALTH AND ECOLOGY
Biomedical Technologies and the Environment - Carl Mitcham
Rejecting Nature
Brave New Biocracy - Ivan Illich
A Critique of Health Care from Womb to Tomb
Deep Ecology from the Perspective of Ecological Science - Frank B Golley
Beastly Questions - Michael W Fox
Transgenic Animals and 'Wild' Nature - Strachan Donnelley
A Landscape of Moral Ecology
Politics, Spirituality and Environmental Healing - David J Hufford and Mariana Chilton
Birth in the Technology - Robbie E Davis-Floyd
Body Image and Worldview
The Caretakers of Suffering - Janice Morse
Aboriginal Healing and its Relevance for Non-Aboriginals - David E Young
Yoga for Health and Freedom - B K S Iyengar and F Dean Lerner
PART TWO: POLICY ISSUES IN HEALTH AND HEALTH ECOLOGY
Risk, Science, and Democracy - William D Ruckleshaus
The Politics of Cancer - Robert N Proctor
Radiation - Judith Johnsrud
The Ghost in the Biosphere
A Molecular Basis for Development - David Morris
An Environmental Policy for the 1990s
Productive Technologies - Janice Raymond
The Necessity for Limits
Primary Health Care and the World Health Organization - Marilyn Maridiros
Intersectoral Health Care Delivery - Constance Mc Corkle
Ethnobotany - Michael J Balick
Linking Health and Environmental Conservation
You Are What You Eat - Robert Rodale
PART THREE: NEW PATHS: TOWARD AN ECOLOGY OF HEALTH
Health and Self-Mastery - Phil Nuernberger
The Ecology of Personal Power
Addiction and Recovery for Individuals and Society - Jim Johnson
Learning to See New Landscapes - Philip Blackford and Stephen Couchman
The Canadian Outward Bound Wilderness School
Humor and Healing - Hunter 'Patch' Adams
Or, Why We're Building a Silly Hospital
Hospice - Edna Mc Hutchion
A Return to Compassionate Care
The Fallacy of the Active Ingredient - Hari Sharma
Environmental Medicine and Individual Health - William Rea
Homeopathy - Wayne B Jonas
Cause or Consequences in Therapy?
What Is Biodynamics? - Sherry Wildfeuer
Eating in the Bioregion - Dorothy Blair
An Introduction to Permaculture - Bill Mollison
Living the Good Life - Helen Nearing

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