Economic Growth Versus the Environment: The Politics of Wealth, Health and Air Pollution

Hardcover | June 29, 2002

byJudith A. Cherni

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The risks of current air pollution in world-cities seem to have vanished under the dazzling atmosphere of international competitiveness and growing higher standards of living. Yet, the trend for air pollution persists. This book presents the bewildering contradiction between successful economic regional growth and environmental degradation that leads to human ill health.

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The risks of current air pollution in world-cities seem to have vanished under the dazzling atmosphere of international competitiveness and growing higher standards of living. Yet, the trend for air pollution persists. This book presents the bewildering contradiction between successful economic regional growth and environmental degrada...

Judith A. Cherni is Fellow Research Lecturer, Department of Environment and Technology in Imperial College, London
Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.44 × 5.24 × 0.9 inPublished:June 29, 2002Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:033392956X

ISBN - 13:9780333929568

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"...general readers, undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers...will find this volume of some use." --Choice, A.A. Batabyal