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The environment for children : understanding and acting on the environmental hazards that threaten children and their parents

This book gives a multidisciplinary account of the environmental health hazards threatening children and the range of impacts they can have. It examines social, economic and political factors behind the problems, and explains what can be done, by communities as well as governments and aid workers, to provide safe and healthy environments for children. The authors examine conditions in both rural and urban areas in the South, as well as pollutants and other health problems affecting children in the North.

TitleThe environment for children : understanding and acting on the environmental hazards that threaten children and their parents
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsRoss, D.A., Satterthwaite, D., Stephens, C., Hart, R.A., Mitlin, D., Levy, C., Smit, J.
Paginationxiv, 284 p. : 58 boxes, 13 fig., 6 tab.
Date Published1996-01-01
PublisherEarthscan
Place PublishedLondon, UK
ISBN Number1853833266
Keywordschild health, economic aspects, environmental health, health hazards, health impact, policies, primary environmental care, sdihyg, social aspects
Abstract

This book gives a multidisciplinary account of the environmental health hazards threatening children and the range of impacts they can have. It examines social, economic and political factors behind the problems, and explains what can be done, by communities as well as governments and aid workers, to provide safe and healthy environments for children. The authors examine conditions in both rural and urban areas in the South, as well as pollutants and other health problems affecting children in the North.

NotesBibliography: p. 259 - 274. - Includes index
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