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  1. 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

  2. Sustainable Agriculture and Food

    By Jules Pretty

    Series: Earthscan Reference Collections

    'Jules Pretty brings together the most comprehensive and carefully selected collection of writings available about sustainable agriculture. Together with an excellent overview chapter, the collected works provide the best available source for an enlightened analysis and debate about sustainability...

    Published December 7th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Sharing Power

    A Global Guide to Collaborative Management of Natural Resources

    By Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Michel Pimbert, M. Taghi Farvar, Ashish Kothari, Yves Renard with Hanna Jaireth, Marshall Murphree, Vicki Pattemore, Ricardo Ram�rez, Patrizio Warren

    The collaborative or ?co?-management of natural resources - whether between states and local communities or amongst and within communities themselves - is a process of collective understanding and actions to bring about negotiated agreements on roles, rights and responsibilities for decentralized...

    Published November 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to Sustainable Development

    By Peter Rogers, Kazi F. Jalal, John A. Boyd

    This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global...

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Enhancing Urban Safety and Security

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2007

    By Un-Habitat

    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. It analyses worldwide trends with respect to each of these threats, paying particular...

    Published August 31st 2007 by Routledge

  6. The State of the American Empire

    How the USA Shapes the World

    By Stephen Burman

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    As the USA's domination of world affairs meets ever-widening international resentment, this revealing interrogation of America's global footprint explores the complexities of its impact on the world. Covering a wide range of topics - from Wall Street to the War on Terror - The State of the American...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  7. Sustainability Accounting and Accountability

    Edited by Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman, Brendan O'Dwyer

    This exciting book is one of the first textbooks in the fast growing area of sustainability accounting. Contributed to, and edited by an impressive array of internationally renowned authorities, it focuses on the use of sustainability accounting both as an external accountability mechanism (...

    Published June 7th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Power of Labelling

    How People are Categorized and Why It Matters

    Edited by Joy Moncrieffe, Rosalind Eyben

    What does it mean to be part of the mass known as 'The Poor'? What visions are conjured up in our minds when someone is labelled 'Muslim'? What assumptions do we make about their needs, values and politics? How do we react individually and as a society? Who develops the labels, what power do they...

    Published June 1st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Voices from the Forest

    Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Sustainable Upland Farming

    Edited by Malcolm Cairns

    This handbook of locally based agricultural practices brings together the best of science and farmer experimentation, vividly illustrating the enormous diversity of shifting cultivation systems as well as the power of human ingenuity. Environmentalists have tended to disparage shifting cultivation...

    Published May 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 1st 2007 by Routledge