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Author: David R Boyd
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2015.
Series: Law and Society (Paperback)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

David R. Boyd reveals striking weaknesses in Canadian environmental law, describes the damage these flaws are wreaking on human health, and identifies practical, proven, and affordable solutions to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David R Boyd
ISBN: 0774830476 9780774830478 0774830468 9780774830461 0774830492 9780774830492
OCLC Number: 925266229
Description: 416 pages.
Contents: Part 1: Examination - The Surprising Magnitude of Environmental Health Problems in Canada1 A Neglected but Vital Issue2 Environmental Influences on Human Health3 The Environmental Burden of Disease4 Environmental Injustices5 The Economic Costs of the Environmental Burden of DiseasePart 2: Diagnosis - Inadequate Environmental Health Laws and Policies6 Environmental Health Law and Policy: The Big Picture7 A Comparative Analysis of Environmental Health Laws and Policies8 Canada's Failure to Make Polluters Pay9 Why Does Canada Lag Behind?Part 3: Prescription - Catching Up with Environmental Health Leaders10 A Preventive and Precautionary Approach11 Systemic Changes in Pursuit of Sustainability12 The Time for Action Is NowNotesIndex
Series Title: Law and Society (Paperback)


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Boyd does not disappoint in delivering another sweeping, well-researched interdisciplinary overview of the difficult challenge of linking environmental regulation to health in Canada. He makes a Read more...

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