Globalization, Health, and the Environment An Integrated Perspective

ISBN-10: 0759105812

ISBN-13: 9780759105812

Edition: 2005

Authors: Greg Guest, Timothy A. Akers, George J. Armelagos, Paul R. Epstein

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Leading health scholars reveal the impact of globalization on human health, as it is mediated through environmental change. Through case studies of cultures around the world, they examine the bio-cultural intersection of health and the environment and the impact of rapid change, technological development and the expansion of the global economy. This book will be valuable to professionals in international health, medical anthropology, geography and sociology, environmental studies, and globalization studies. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 9/21/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Paul R. Epstein, MD, MPH, is Associate Director of the Center for Health and Global Environment at Harvard Medical School and a medical doctor trained in tropical health. He contributed to the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.Dan Ferberis a contributing correspondent forSciencemagazine. His feature articles have appeared in many publications, includingPopular Science, Audubon,andNature Conservancy.

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