Health Ecology: Health, Culture, and Human-Environment Interaction

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Index

a
abortions 165
accidents involving children 196
acclimation, definition 107
acclimatisation, definition 107
acclimatory adjustment 87 ;
definition 107
accountability 49
Acock, A. and Kiecolt, K.J. on divorce 198
adaptability 48 , 85 -7;
definition 107
adaptation capabilities 87 - 91 , 106 ;
definition 107 ;
of organisms 105 -6
adaptational changes:
of cardio-respiratory functions 89 ;
and stress 88
adaptational diseases 106
adaptive behaviour, and modernisation 90
Adelaide Recommendations 37 , 49
adjustment, definition 107
adolescent offending 185 -7
advertising, and concept of beauty 170
Africa, traditional health systems 213 -14
age:
effect of 80 ;
and sexual activity 159
ageing population 44
AIDS, and traditional medicine 213 -14
air pollution, Jakarta 243 -8
alcoholic patients, and traditional medicine 213
alienation 194
alternative medicine 209 -10,
see also traditional health systems;
traditional medicines
America see USA
Americas, traditional health systems 212 -13
anthropo-pressure 105
anthropocentrism 46
anthropology, ecological 46
Antonovski, A. 46
applied science, and basic science 66
artificial fertilisation 159 -60
Asia, traditional medicine 211 -12
aspirations 87 ;
and human beings 81 ;
and population growth 69 ;
and technology 72
assessments, shortcomings of 122
Australia 51 ;
environmental research 66 ;
National Health and Medical Research Council 74 -5;
population 69 , 72 -3;
review of strategic planning 121 ;
sustainable society 62 , 63 ;
water 252 -3
Australian National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development 117

b
Bachelard, Gaston on water 251
balance 83
Bangladesh, traditional medicine 212
Barrow, C.J. on carrying capacity 125
Barrow, H.H. on human ecology 7
Bartley, M. see Smith, G.D. et al.
Bateson, G.:
adaptability 48 ;
ecology 56 -7;
patterns 45 ;
tyranny and flexibility 56 ;
unconnected speculation 47
Baudot, P. 169
Beakhurst, Graham, political ecology 53
beauty, and advertising 170
behaviour, adaptive 90
Belgium see Flanders
beliefs, USA 137
bio-logic 8
biodiversity:
and health 209 -10;
need to prevent further loss of 118 -19;
policies 60 - 61 , 224 ;
and traditional medicines 218 -23
biodiversity prospecting 215
Biodiversity Support Programme 221 -2
biological engineering 5
biological reference systems 94 , 97 -8

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures x
  • Tables xii
  • 1 - Health Ecology: 1
  • Part I - Health in Macro Ecosystems 35
  • 2 - Good Planets Are Hard to Find 37
  • 3 - Health and Conservation 59
  • 4 - Human Health as an Ecological Problem 79
  • 5 - Health Through Sustainable Development 112
  • 6 - Health and Political Ecology 135
  • Part II - Health in Micro Ecosystems 151
  • 7 - Health of Women 153
  • 8 - Health of Children 175
  • 9 - Healthy Homes 193
  • Part III - Selected Case Studies 207
  • 10 - Health Ecology and the Biodiversity of Natural Medicine 209
  • 11 - Health of Rural and Urban Communities in Developing Countries 227
  • 12 - Health and Psychology of Water 250
  • 13 - Health Impact Assessment in Flanders 258
  • Index 267
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