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  1. Partnerships for Empowerment

    Participatory Research for Community-based Natural Resource Management

    Edited by Carl Wilmsen, William F. Elmendorf, Larry Fisher, Jacquelyn Ross, Brinda Sarathy, Gail Wells

    Participatory research has emerged as an approach to producing knowledge that is sufficiently grounded in local needs and realities to support community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and it is often touted as crucial to the sustainable management of forests and other natural resources....

    Published June 5th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Poverty Reduction that Works

    Experience of Scaling Up Development Success

    By Paul Steele, Neil Fernando, Maneka Weddikkara

    ?This book provides an excellent framework to analyse the experience of a wide variety of successful initiatives across the world and draws attention to critical issues that practitioners need to think about when designing poverty reduction interventions and scaling up.? Bill Tod, Regional MDG...

    Published May 29th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Sustainability Indicators

    Measuring the Immeasurable?, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Bell, Stephen Morse

    The groundbreaking first edition of Sustainability Indicators reviewed the development and value of sustainability indicators and discussed the advantage of taking a holistic and qualitative approach rather than focusing on strictly quantitative measures. In the new edition the authors bring the...

    Published April 25th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Unsustainability

    Eco-Politics in the Post-Ecologist Era

    Edited by Ingolfur Bluhdorn, Ian Welsh

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Two decades after its launch by the UN Brundtland Commission, the paradigm of sustainability seems to have reached its limits. Whilst the concept figures more prominently in public debate and policy making than ever before, the ecological footprint of advanced liberal consumer societies continues...

    Published March 5th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Last Taboo

    Opening the Door on the Global Sanitation Crisis

    By Maggie Black, Ben Fawcett

    Except in schoolboy jokes, the subject of human waste is rarely aired. We talk about ?water-related? diseases when most are sanitation-related - in short, we don?t mention the shit. A century and a half ago, a long, hot summer reduced the Thames flowing past the UK Houses of Parliament to a ?Great...

    Published February 27th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Atlas of Health

    Mapping the Challenges and Causes of Disease

    By Diarmuid O'Donovan

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Winner of the BMA Board of Science Award for the Public Understanding of Science and the BMA Medical Book Award for Public Health. This is a major new graphic profile of global health. The atlas maps the causes and incidences of the major diseases as well as the economic, social and...

    Published February 6th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Development

    By Livia Bizikova, John Robinson, Stewart Cohen

    To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and...

    Published January 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. State of the World 2008

    Ideas and Opportunities for Sustainable Economies, 25th Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The environmentalist's bible' Times Higher Education Supplement. 'Essential reading' The Good Book Guide. 'The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible summaries ... on the global environment' E. O. Wilson, Pulitzer Prize winner. Celebrating its 25th year of publication, State of the World...

    Published December 18th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change and Vulnerability and Adaptation

    Two Volume Set

    Edited by Neil Leary, Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Ian Burton, Rodel Lasco, Juan Pulhin

    'Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.' Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme '...

    Published December 17th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Hunger and Health

    World Hunger Series 2007

    By United Nations World Food Programme

    Hunger and Health explores the multiple relationships between hunger and poor health, and how they affect the growth of individuals, physiologically and psychologically, constraining the development of nations both socially and economically. Examining the profound effect that hunger has on health,...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge