Maxwell's Understanding Environmental Health: How We Live in the World: How We Live in the World

Author:   Deborah Alma Falta
Publisher:   Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Edition:   3rd edition
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9781284207224


Pages:   328
Publication Date:   08 April 2021
Format:   Paperback
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Offering a unique approach to presenting environmental health, Maxwell's Understanding Environmental Health: How We Live in the World, Third Edition is structured around the choices we make as individuals that result in environmental hazards. By detailing the hazards of energy production, industry, food production, and our modern lifestyle in the context of our place within the local and global community, new author, Deborah Falta, updates and builds on Maxwell's comprehensive overview of environmental health by telling a connected narrative that makes the text both engaging and accessible to a broad range of students with a variety of scientific backgrounds. Updated thoroughly, the Third Edition offers: - 15 new cases studies addressing contemporary issues-from plastic recycling to sustainably feeding a growing world population - New chapter detailing the societal and economic factors related to managing environmental risks. - More comprehensive discussion of occupational health in the context of producing manufactured goods. - New full color design that brings charts, graphs, and photos to life. - Updated appendix includes a new overview of the U.S. regulatory framework for environmental health. - Navigate eBook Access enabling you to read your digital textbook online or offline, on computers, tablets, and mobile devices.

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Author:   Deborah Alma Falta
Publisher:   Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Imprint:   Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Edition:   3rd edition
Weight:   0.454kg
ISBN:  

9781284207224


ISBN 10:   1284207226
Pages:   328
Publication Date:   08 April 2021
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Deborah Alma Falta, MPH, PhD is a Senior Lecturer and past Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Clemson University. She earned an MPH from University of California, Berkeley,and a PhD in Environmental Engineering & Science from Clemson University. Her research interests focus on environmental epidemiology and human health risk assessment and include broader interests in both the risk management regulatory decision-making process and also the scientific issues surrounding low-level radiation exposure. Research interests also include children's environmental health & epigenetics.

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