Environmental Health: From Global to Local (Public Health/Environmental Health 3rd Edition)

Environmental Health: From Global to Local (Public Health/Environmental Health 3rd Edition)

By: Howard Frumkin (editor)Paperback

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The bestselling environmental health text, with all new coverage of key topics Environmental Health: From Global to Local is a comprehensive introduction to the subject, and a contemporary, authoritative text for students of public health, environmental health, preventive medicine, community health, and environmental studies. Edited by the former director of the CDC's National Center for Environmental Health and current dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, this book provides a multi-faceted view of the topic, and how it affects different regions, populations, and professions. In addition to traditional environmental health topics air, water, chemical toxins, radiation, pest control it offers remarkably broad, cross-cutting coverage, including such topics as building design, urban and regional planning, energy, transportation, disaster preparedness and response, climate change, and environmental psychology. This new third edition maintains its strong grounding in evidence, and has been revised for greater readability, with new coverage of ecology, sustainability, and vulnerable populations, with integrated coverage of policy issues, and with a more global focus. Environmental health is a critically important topic, and it reaches into fields as diverse as communications, technology, regulatory policy, medicine, and law. This book is a well-rounded guide that addresses the field's most pressing concerns, with a practical bent that takes the material beyond theory. * Explore the cross-discipline manifestations of environmental health * Understand the global ramifications of population and climate change * Learn how environmental issues affect health and well-being closer to home * Discover how different fields incorporate environmental health perspectives The first law of ecology reminds is that 'everything is connected to everything else.' Each piece of the system affects the whole, and the whole must sustain us all for the long term. Environmental Health lays out the facts, makes the connections, and demonstrates the importance of these crucial issues to human health and well-being, both on a global scale, and in our homes, workplaces, and neighborhoods.

About Author

HOWARD FRUMKIN, MD, MPH, DrPH, is Dean and Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington School of Public Health. He formerly served at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, first as director of the National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and later as Special Assistant to the CDC Director for Climate Change and Health.


Tables, Figures, Text Boxes, and Tox Boxes ix The Editor xix The Contributors xxi Acknowledgments xxix Potential Conflicts of Interest in Environmental Health: From Global to Local xxxi PART 1 METHODS AND PARADIGMS 1 Chapter 1 Introduction to Environmental Health 3 Howard Frumkin Chapter 2 Ecology and Ecosystems as Foundational for Health 27 Margot W. Parkes and Pierre Horwitz Chapter 3 Sustainability and Health 59 Cindy L. Parker, Jessica D. Rhodes, and Brian S. Schwartz Chapter 4 Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology 83 Kyle Steenland and Christine L. Moe Chapter 5 Geospatial Data for Environmental Health 111 Lance A. Waller Chapter 6 Toxicology 123 Gary W. Miller Chapter 7 Genes, Genomics, and Environmental Health 153 David L. Eaton and Christopher M. Schaupp Chapter 8 Exposure Science, Industrial Hygiene, and Exposure Assessment 181 Michael G. Yost and P. Barry Ryan Chapter 9 Environmental Psychology 203 Nancy M. Wells, Gary W. Evans, and Kristin Aldred Cheek Chapter 10 Environmental Health Ethics 231 Andrew Jameton Chapter 11 Environmental Justice and Vulnerable Populations 251 Rachel Morello-Frosch and Manuel Pastor PART 2 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ON THE GLOBAL SCALE 273 Chapter 12 Climate Change and Human Health 275 Jonathan A. Patz and Howard Frumkin PART 3 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ON THE REGIONAL SCALE 317 Chapter 13 Air Pollution 319 Michelle L. Bell and Jonathan Samet Chapter 14 Energy and Human Health 345 Howard Frumkin Chapter 15 Healthy Communities 377 Andrew L. Dannenberg and Anthony G. Capon Chapter 16 Water and Health 413 Timothy Ford PART 4 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ON THE LOCAL SCALE 451 Chapter 17 Solid and Hazardous Waste 453 Sven E. Rodenbeck and Henry Falk Chapter 18 Pest Control and Pesticides 477 Mark Gregory Robson, George C. Hamilton, Wattasit Siriwong, and Hector Luis Maldonado Perez Chapter 19 Food Systems, the Environment, and Public Health 503 Pamela Rhubart Berg, Leo Horrigan, and Roni Neff Chapter 20 Buildings and Health 539 Howard Frumkin Chapter 21 Work, Health, andWell-Being 581 David Michaels and Gregory R.Wagner Chapter 22 Radiation 603 Matthew P. Moeller Chapter 23 Injuries 635 Jeremy J. Hess, Anna Q. Yaffee, Jason R. Holmes, and Junaid A. Razzak Chapter 24 Environmental Disasters 667 Mark E. Keim Chapter 25 Nature Contact 693 Howard Frumkin PART 5 THE PRACTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH 723 Chapter 26 Environmental Public Health: From Theory to Practice 725 Lynn R. Goldman Chapter 27 Risk Assessment in Environmental Health 747 Mary C. Sheehan, Juleen Lam, and Thomas A. Burke Chapter 28 Communicating Environmental Health 769 Edward Maibach and Vincent T. Covello Index 791

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  • ISBN13: 9781118984765
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 896
  • ID: 9781118984765
  • weight: 1990
  • ISBN10: 1118984765
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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