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Health and Sustainability: An Introduction

Tee L. Guidotti


This text examines the many connections between health and sustainability: from how sustainability initiatives enhance health to how health supports sustainability goals. It begins by nailing down a definition of sustainability and sketching the history of ideas in both sustainability and health and how they fit together. The book also provides practical frameworks for understanding complicated sustainability issues. It demonstrates how health risk can be evaluated to support decisions in health and sustainability, and it provides a deep discussion of “ways of knowing” in the context of how sc ... More

Keywords: health, sustainability, environmental protection, quality of life, sustainable development, public health, population health, medicine, health promotion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199325337
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325337.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tee L. Guidotti, author
University of Ottawa, Institute for Science, Society, and Policy, Fulbright Visiting Chair