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Published: 07 February 2019

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780190492731

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Climate Change and the People's Health

Sharon Friel and Series edited by Nancy Krieger

  • A bold new treatise on the relationship between climate change and social inequity, in particular climate change's role in health inequities
  • The first book to address these two topics in dual terms
  • Introduces concept of "consumptagenic systems," a new framework for understanding the common drivers of climate change and health, useful for highlighting co-benefits for intervention
  • Employs systems approach to understanding populations, with threads from social science, physical science, and humanities
  • An ideal core text for courses on climate change, social inequity, and health determinants
  • The second book in SMALL BOOKS, BIG IDEAS IN POPULATION HEALTH series, edited by Harvard's Nancy Krieger

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