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The Environment for Children: The Environmental Hazards That Threaten Children and Their Parents

Price: 41.99 USD

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Author Name: Ross, David

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Publisher U.S.A. Earthscan Publications Ltd 1996

ISBN Number 1853833215 / 9781853833212

Seller ID 093366

Each year, millions of children die of environmental causes and many more suffer serious illness or injury. Children are often the most vulnerable to the condition of their environment - and their health is an index of its quality - but their wellbeing is rarely given priority by governments or aid agencies. Ironically, the problems can be traced back to matters which can be treated straightforwardly and at relatively low cost - poor drinking water or food, or infectious diseases which can be controlled.This book gives a multidisciplinary account of the environmental health hazards threatening children and the range of impacts they can have. It also explains what can be done, by communities as well as governments and aid workers, to provide safe and healthy environments for children. The book looks at conditions in a range of cities in the developing world, as well as pollutants and other health problems affecting children in the North.Published in association with UNICEF this book provides excellent course material, and will be useful for practitioners working on child development, infant and maternal health, environmental health and community development.

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