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Ecosystems and Human Health

By: Crescentia Dakubo

248 pages, black & white illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Nov 2010 | #189417 | ISBN-13: 9781441902054
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About this book

Post-structuralist political ecology asserts that the interplay of power, culture, globalization, and socio-political forces shape health outcomes, as well as mankind's relationship to the environment. This is the first book to analyze the links between them.


Contents

Human Health and Ecosystem Health: Exploring the Linkages.- Tracing the Evolution of the Ecohealth Approach.- Theoretical Frameworks of Ecohealth.- Methodological Issues.- Applying the Ecohealth Approach: Case Studies.- Using the Ecohealth Approach to Influence Public Health Policies.- Challenges, Opportunities and Future Directions.


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Biography

Crescentia Dakubo is a policy analyst with FedNor, Industry Canada, where she conducts policy research and provides policy advice to government on science, technology, innovation and health sectors of Northern Ontario.

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