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  1. Sustainability and Health

    Supporting Global Ecological Integrity in Public Health

    By Valerie A. Brown, John Grootjans, Jan Ritchie, Mardie Townsend, Glenda Verrinder

    Radical changes in the biosphere and human interaction with the environment are increasingly impacting on the health of populations across the world. Diseases are crossing the species barrier, and spreading rapidly through globalised transport systems. From new patterns of cancer to the threat of...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. The Plain Language Guide to the World Summit on Sustainable Development

    By Jan McHarry, Janet Strachan, Rosalie Callway, Georgina Ayre

    The World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg in 2002 brought together thousands of delegates who mapped out the future of the global sustainable development agenda. The resulting technical document, the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), identifies priorities in the...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Confronting Environmental Change in East and Southeast Asia

    Eco-politics, Foreign Policy and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Paul G. Harris

    'This is clearly a book with great breadth and diversity... a valuable addition to the literature about east and southeast Asia.' T Forsyth, Development Studies Institute London School of Economics and Political Science, in Land Degradation and Development As their economies and populations expand...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. State of the World 2005

    Global Security, 22nd Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    State of the World 2005 takes a new and deeper look at the theme that has dominated international politics since 9/11: security. Not the armed conflicts that occur when it breaks down, but the underlying social, economic and environmental pressures which determine how threatened and vulnerable...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. Enacting Participatory Development

    Theatre-based Techniques

    By Julie McCarthy

    Theatre can play an essential role in addressing issues of power in social, political and cultural relationships, and acting as a catalyst for personal and societal change. This comprehensive and lively sourcebook advocates the use of theatre in participatory development as a way for groups to...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. International Investment for Sustainable Development

    Balancing Rights and Rewards

    Edited by Lyuba Zarsky

    International Investment for Sustainable Development critically examines the interface between sustainability, development, and the governance of international investment. It challenges the conventional view that foreign direct investment is a 'miracle drug' for developing countries and exposes...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

    By Nick Devas

    Poverty and governance are both issues high on the agenda of international agencies and governments in the South. With urban areas accounting for a steadily growing share of the world's poor people, an international team of researchers focused their attention on the hitherto little-studied...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Indices and Indicators in Development

    An Unhealthy Obsession with Numbers

    By Stephen Morse

    The use of numbers to condense complex systems into easily digested 'bites' of information is very much in fashion. At one level they are intended to enhance transparency, accountability and local democracy, while at another they provide a means of enhancing performance. However, all indicators...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Community Participation in China

    Issues and Processes for Capacity Building

    By Janelle Plummer, John G. Taylor

    This important volume provides a source of information on the key issues, including constraints and capacity building, necessary to implement participatory approaches in China today. A wealth of case studies are provided by principal Chinese academics and practitioners in forestry, natural resource...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Market Economy and Urban Change

    Impacts in the Developing World

    Edited by Roger Zetter, Mohamed Hamza

    Across the developing world the preceding decade or so has witnessed a profound reconfiguration of the political economy of urban policy. This new policy environment is driven by globalization, the neo-liberal macro-economic package of 'market enablement' and structural adjustment, which now form...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge