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Promoting Biodiversity in Food Systems

1st Edition

Irana W. Hawkins
October 24, 2018

Biodiversity of the food system is crucial for food production and loss of biodiversity is a pressing issue. This book focuses on biodiversity’s crucial role in food systems, health and well-being, and fate of the natural environment. It provides practical recommendations on how proper food systems...

Place and Identity: The Performance of Home

1st Edition

Joanna Richardson
September 13, 2018

The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: Home as Performance highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is...

Social Justice in Contemporary Housing: Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle

1st Edition

Helen Taylor
August 14, 2018

Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy, but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical framework used within this book is John Rawls’...

A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

1st Edition

Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman
June 20, 2018

With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing...

Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness

1st Edition

Winston J. Craig
June 18, 2018

A large amount of research effort goes into assessing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, resulting from human desire to consume a more sustainable diet that is less destructive of the earth’s natural resources. In addition, a growing number of people are choosing the vegan or total...

Mobile Communications and Public Health

1st Edition

Marko Markov
June 18, 2018

This book represents a comprehensive overview of the distribution of the various forms of mobile communications (with increasing variations and intensities) devices, which represent a serious hazard to the biosphere and especially mankind, due to the lack of controls of sources of mobile...

Global Health Impacts of Nanotechnology Law: A Tool for Stakeholder Engagement

1st Edition

Ilise L Feitshans
May 11, 2018

Small things add up: trillions of dollars of products applying nanotechnology have been marketed to consumers promising new medicines, strong packaging to protect goods from contamination, stronger eyelash mascara and long-lasting lipstick, construction materials for housing, cheaper energy, and...

Occupational Safety and Hygiene VI: Book chapters from the 6th International Symposium on Occupation Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2018), March 26-27, 2018, Guimarães, Portugal

1st Edition

Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
March 06, 2018

Occupational Safety and Hygiene VI collects recent papers of selected authors from 21 countries in the domain of occupational safety and hygiene (OSH). The contributions cover a wide range of topics, including:- Occupational safety- Risk assessment- Safety management- Ergonomics- Management systems...

Applied Epidemiologic Principles and Concepts: Clinicians' Guide to Study Design and Conduct

2nd Edition

Laurens Holmes, Jr.
December 21, 2017

This book provides practical knowledge to clinicians and biomedical researchers using biological and biochemical specimen/samples in order to understand health and disease processes at cellular, clinical, and population levels. Concepts and techniques provided will help researchers design and...

Handbook of Adhesive Technology

3rd Edition

Antonio Pizzi, Kashmiri L. Mittal
December 21, 2017

This classic reference examines the mechanisms driving adhesion, categories of adhesives, techniques for bond formation and evaluation, and major industrial applications. Integrating recent innovation and improved instrumentation, the work offers broad and comprehensive coverage. This edition...

Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research

1st Edition

Melody S. Goodman
December 18, 2017

Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research provides a concise overview of statistical analysis methods. Use of SAS and Stata statistical software is illustrated in full, including how to interpret results. Focusing on statistical models without all the theory, the book is complete with...

Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users

1st Edition

Monika Maya Wahi, Peter Seebach
November 27, 2017

Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users is aimed at helping health data analysts who use SAS accomplish some of the same tasks in R. It is targeted to public health students and professionals who have a background in biostatistics and SAS software, but are new to R. For professors, it is useful...

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