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The Resource Air, the environment and public health, Anthony S. Kessel

Air, the environment and public health, Anthony S. Kessel

Label
Air, the environment and public health
Title
Air, the environment and public health
Statement of responsibility
Anthony S. Kessel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Air, the Environment and Public Health traces the theme of air and health from ancient civilisations to the present day. The author explores the changing conceptions of air and health alongside historical developments in public health, and critically examines contemporary problems-conceptual, scientific, philosophical and ethical - in public health theory and practice."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kessel, A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA576
LC item number
.K467 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Air
  • Air
  • Public health
  • Public health
  • Environmental Health
Target audience
specialized
Label
Air, the environment and public health, Anthony S. Kessel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword/
  • David Greaves
  • Anthony J. McMichael
  • 1.
  • Early conceptions of air and health.
  • p. 19
  • 2.
  • Miasma, contagion and survival of the fittest.
  • p. 34
  • 3.
  • As far as is practicable : air pollution policy and public health in Britain 1800-1900.
  • p. 51
  • 4.
  • Hot air but little action : air pollution policy and public health in Britain 1900-39.
  • p. 65
  • 5.
  • Disaster, reductionism and personal responsibility : air pollution policy and public health 1939-70.
  • p. 81
  • 6.
  • Measuring the health effects of polluted air : quantitative risk assessment case study.
  • p. 103
  • 7.
  • Epidemiological theory and philosophical considerations.
  • p. 117
  • 8.
  • Public health, philosophy and the nature of evidence.
  • p. 128
  • 9.
  • Climate change : science and utilitarianism.
  • p. 157
  • 10.
  • Climate change, social justice and other moral frameworks.
  • p. 174
  • 11.
  • bigger picture : environmental ethics and new moral horizons in public health.
  • p. 199
  • 12.
  • Conclusions and recommendations.
  • p. 216
Control code
ocm60667970
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 243 p.
Isbn
9780521831468
Lccn
2006296351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Air, the environment and public health, Anthony S. Kessel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword/
  • David Greaves
  • Anthony J. McMichael
  • 1.
  • Early conceptions of air and health.
  • p. 19
  • 2.
  • Miasma, contagion and survival of the fittest.
  • p. 34
  • 3.
  • As far as is practicable : air pollution policy and public health in Britain 1800-1900.
  • p. 51
  • 4.
  • Hot air but little action : air pollution policy and public health in Britain 1900-39.
  • p. 65
  • 5.
  • Disaster, reductionism and personal responsibility : air pollution policy and public health 1939-70.
  • p. 81
  • 6.
  • Measuring the health effects of polluted air : quantitative risk assessment case study.
  • p. 103
  • 7.
  • Epidemiological theory and philosophical considerations.
  • p. 117
  • 8.
  • Public health, philosophy and the nature of evidence.
  • p. 128
  • 9.
  • Climate change : science and utilitarianism.
  • p. 157
  • 10.
  • Climate change, social justice and other moral frameworks.
  • p. 174
  • 11.
  • bigger picture : environmental ethics and new moral horizons in public health.
  • p. 199
  • 12.
  • Conclusions and recommendations.
  • p. 216
Control code
ocm60667970
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 243 p.
Isbn
9780521831468
Lccn
2006296351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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