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Sustainability and Health

By: Valerie A Brown

360 pages, 1gs, tabs

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Paperback | Dec 2005 | #149160 | ISBN: 1844071731
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Hardback | Dec 2005 | #149159 | ISBN: 184407174X
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About this book

Offers a thorough background and solutions to overlapping issues in environment and health, a major emerging area. It introduces a range of emerging conceptual frameworks and theoretical perspectives, links IT and epidemiology and explains how scoping can link programme design, delivery, data collection and evaluation from the beginning.

'This is the only text... that brings together content needed to bridge the innovative link between "sustainability" and "health"... the book was highly rated by my class' - Dr Colin Soskolne, University of Alberta, Dept of Public Health Sciences


Contents

Living: Public Health and Future of Life on the Planet; Listening: Coordinating Ideas on Sustainability and Health; Grounding: Coordinating Contexts for Sustainability and Health; Knowing: Linking the Knowledge Cultures of Sustainability and Health; Scoping: Designing and Monitoring Sustainability and Health Programs; Acting: Practitioners as Actors for Sustainability and Health; Innovating: Practitioners as Innovators for Sustainability and Health; Managing: Public Leadership and Management for Sustainability; Bibliography, Index

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Biography

Valerie A. Brown AO, is one of the leading international experts on the links between environment and health. She is Director of the Local Sustainability Project at the Australian National University and Emeritus Professor of Environmental Health at the University of Western Sydney. John Grootjans lectures in public, community and indigenous health at Charles Sturt University, having established a graduate program on Sustainable Development at Griffith University. Jan Ritchie is Associate Professor in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales and Regional Director (South Western Pacific) of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education. Mardie Townsend is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, with a research interest in environmental amenity and health. Glenda Verrinder lectures on environmental and public health in the School of Health and Environment at La Trobe University, Bendigo Campus, Australia.

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