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Air pollution and health in rapidly developing countries, edited by Gordon McGranahan and Frank Murray

In developing countries the price of rapid growth is all too often noxious airborne pollution, which annually contributes to a disturbing number of avoidable deaths. In recent decades, however, there has been considerable progress in the epidemiology of air pollution, significant changes in international air pollution guidelines, and the emergence of more systematic approaches to air pollution control. While many of these advances have originated in affluent countries, there have been major developments in other parts of the world.In this book, a distinguished cast of leading researchers in bo
Table Of Contents
""Air Pollution and Health in Rapidly Developing Countries""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Tables""; ""List of Contributors""; ""Preface""; ""List of Acronyms and Abbreviations""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Introduction: Air Pollution and Health in Developing Countries � The Context""; ""Objectives""; ""Air Pollution in its Historical Context""; ""Types and Sources of Air Pollution""; ""Policies and Development of Standards""; ""Summary of the Contents""; ""1 Health-damaging Air Pollution: A Matter of Scale""; ""Introduction""; ""Risk Transition""
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non fiction
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1 online resource (256 p.)
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