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Ecological Public Health: Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health

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What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles. 


This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a return to and modernisation around ecological principles. Ecological Public Health thinking, outlined here, fits the twenty-first century’s challenges. It integrates what the authors call the four…


Ecological Public Health

ISBN 10 : 9781136482700
ISBN 13 : 1136482709

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ISBN 10 : 9780199876990
ISBN 13 : 0199876991

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ISBN 10 : 9780199572922
ISBN 13 : 0199572925

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ISBN 10 : 1559636882
ISBN 13 : 9781559636889

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ISBN 10 : 9781134229017
ISBN 13 : 1134229011

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ISBN 10 : 0804750297
ISBN 13 : 9780804750295

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ISBN 13 : 9401772428

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