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The ecology of health : identifying issues and alternatives

Author: Jennifer Chesworth
Publisher: London : SAGE, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The contributors to this innovative and wide-ranging volume reflect on the philosophical issues surrounding health and ecology. They examine the policy issues involved in health and health ecology,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Chesworth
ISBN: 0803973020 9780803973022 0803973039 9780803973039
OCLC Number: 476222535
Description: xiv, 337 s
Contents: IntroductionPART ONE: PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTIONS ON HEALTH AND ECOLOGYBiomedical Technologies and the Environment - Carl Mitcham Rejecting NatureBrave New Biocracy - Ivan Illich A Critique of Health Care from Womb to TombDeep Ecology from the Perspective of Ecological Science - Frank B GolleyBeastly Questions - Michael W FoxTransgenic Animals and 'Wild' Nature - Strachan Donnelley A Landscape of Moral EcologyPolitics, Spirituality and Environmental Healing - David J Hufford and Mariana ChiltonBirth in the Technology - Robbie E Davis-Floyd Body Image and WorldviewThe Caretakers of Suffering - Janice MorseAboriginal Healing and its Relevance for Non-Aboriginals - David E YoungYoga for Health and Freedom - B K S Iyengar and F Dean LernerPART TWO: POLICY ISSUES IN HEALTH AND HEALTH ECOLOGYRisk, Science, and Democracy - William D RuckleshausThe Politics of Cancer - Robert N ProctorRadiation - Judith Johnsrud The Ghost in the BiosphereA Molecular Basis for Development - David Morris An Environmental Policy for the 1990sProductive Technologies - Janice Raymond The Necessity for LimitsPrimary Health Care and the World Health Organization - Marilyn MaridirosIntersectoral Health Care Delivery - Constance McCorkleEthnobotany - Michael J Balick Linking Health and Environmental ConservationYou Are What You Eat - Robert RodalePART THREE: NEW PATHS: TOWARD AN ECOLOGY OF HEALTHHealth and Self-Mastery - Phil Nuernberger The Ecology of Personal PowerAddiction and Recovery for Individuals and Society - Jim JohnsonLearning to See New Landscapes - Philip Blackford and Stephen Couchman The Canadian Outward Bound Wilderness SchoolHumor and Healing - Hunter 'Patch' Adams Or, Why We're Building a Silly HospitalHospice - Edna McHutchion A Return to Compassionate CareThe Fallacy of the Active Ingredient - Hari SharmaEnvironmental Medicine and Individual Health - William ReaHomeopathy - Wayne B Jonas Cause or Consequences in Therapy?What Is Biodynamics? - Sherry WildfeuerEating in the Bioregion - Dorothy BlairAn Introduction to Permaculture - Bill MollisonLiving the Good Life - Helen Nearing
Responsibility: Jennifer Chesworth, editor


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