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Author Baer, Hans A., 1944-
Title Global warming and the political ecology of health : emerging crises and systemic solutions / Hans A. Baer and Merrill Singer
Imprint Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2009
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  RA793 .B34 2009    AVAILABLE    30520020699253
Descript 238 p. ; 24 cm
Series Advances in critical medical anthropology ; v. 1
Advances in critical medical anthropology ; v. 1
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-231) and index
Global warming : a grave contradiction of the capitalist world system -- Lifeways in peril : the impact of global warming on lifeways and settlement patterns -- An age of extremes : consequences for human subsistence, water, and nutrition -- A disturbed planet : heat stress, pollutants, and environmental diseases -- Agents of suffering : the spread of vector-borne and water-borne infections -- Ecosyndemics : the interaction of changing environment and disease -- Adaptation verus mitigation : why existing climate regimes and "green capitalism" are not enough to contain global warming -- Toward a healthier planet : the creation of a democratic eco-socialist world system
Subject Global warming -- Health aspects
Medical anthropology
Greenhouse Effect
Environmental Exposure
Environmental Health -- economics
Alt Author Singer, Merrill
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