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Environmental Health Impacts of Transport and Mobility

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ISBN-10: 140204304X

ISBN-13: 9781402043048

Edition: 2005

Authors: P. Nicolopoulou-Stamati, L. Hens, C. V. Howard

List price: $259.00
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Transport and mobility are essential parts of the current organization of society. Complex activities are interwoven in such a way that problems occurring from the actual process of constant movement cannot be separated, as they are so tightly interconnected. This book examines the health effects of transport and mobility by addressing the major issues related to the subject and analyzing their consequences. Thus not only are air pollution, noise, and sedentarism and its related endocrine problems discussed, but topics such as jet-lag, accidents and violent displacement are also addressed. The strength of this book over others in the field lies in its multidisciplinary approach to the…    
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Book details

List price: $259.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 1/12/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 324
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

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