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  1. Woman's Role in Economic Development

    By Ester Boserup, Su Fei Tan, Camilla Toulmin

    'Boserup's contribution to our thinking on women?s role in development cannot be underestimated. Her keen observations, her use of empirical data and her commitment to greater gender equality are still an inspiration to students, researchers and activists who are interested in a better and more...

    Published April 30th 2007 by Unknown

  2. Water for Food Water for Life

    A Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture

    Edited by David Molden

    Managing water resources is one of the most pressing challenges of our times - fundamental to how we feed 2 billion more people in coming decades, eliminate poverty, and reverse ecosystem degradation. This Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, involving more than 700 leading...

    Published March 21st 2007 by Unknown

  3. The Atlas of Religion

    Mapping Contemporary Challenges and Beliefs

    By Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    The world's religions have emerged as one of the great geopolitical forces shaping our lives. Understanding these beliefs is crucial to understanding ethnic tension and the clash of cultures, as well as being fundamental to world peace. Even where people have moved away from formal religious...

    Published March 12th 2007 by Unknown

  4. Trade, Aid and Security

    An Agenda for Peace and Development

    By Mark Halle

    Edited by Oli Brown, Sonia Pena Moreno, Sebastian Winkler

    'A compelling contribution to our evolving understanding of the links between trade, aid and security ? and what the international community needs to do to ensure peace and development in the world.' Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme 'For far too long the...

    Published January 30th 2007 by Unknown

  5. Scaling Urban Environmental Challenges

    From Local to Global and Back

    Edited by Peter J. Marcotullio, Gordon McGranahan

    ?Think globally, act locally? emphasizes the importance of scale in dealing with environmental challenges, but not how to factor it in. This major new book focuses on the spatial dimensions of urban environmental burdens, showing how important it is to take these into account when pursuing...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Gene Revolution

    GM Crops and Unequal Development

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Whether or not to embrace GM technologies is a fundamental and politically charged question facing humanity in the 21st century, particularly in light of rapidly growing populations and the unknown future impacts of climate change. The Gene Revolution is the first book to bridge the gap between...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Unknown

  7. Urban Air Pollution in Asian Cities

    Status, Challenges and Management

    By Dieter Schwela, Gary Haq, Cornie Huizenga, Wha-Jin Han, Herbert Fabian, May Ajero.

    Air pollution has become part of the daily existence of many people who work, live and use the streets in Asian cities. Each day millions of city dwellers breathe air polluted with concentrations of chemicals, smoke and particles that dramatically exceed World Health Organization guideline values....

    Published September 30th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Earthscan Reader on Sustainable Consumption

    By Tim Jackson

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Sustainable consumption is a controversial concept: politically, socially and intellectually. Consumption drives our economies and defines our lives; making it sustainable is an enormous and essential challenge. The World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 set in place a 10-year programme of...

    Published September 30th 2006 by Unknown

  9. Realizing Community Futures

    A Practical Guide to Harnessing Natural Resources

    By Jerry Vanclay, Ravi Prabhu, Fergus Sinclair

    This revolutionary book is a practical guide for helping communities in any location or context - from a fishing community in England to a logging town in Canada to a farming village in India - to develop a collective vision of a prosperous and sustainable future and a road-map for mobilizing and...

    Published September 30th 2006 by Unknown

  10. Water Resources in Jordan

    "Evolving Policies for Development, the Environment, and Conflict Resolution"

    Edited by Munther J. Professor Haddadin

    This is the first comprehensive, multi-disciplinary book to address water policy in Jordan. Edited by the former Minister of Water and Irrigation of Jordan, with contributions by other prominent Jordanian and international water professionals, this volume covers such areas as the population-water...

    Published September 11th 2006 by Unknown