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  1. The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages

    Edited by Cecilia Tacoli

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    With accelerating urbanization and growing inter-dependence of rural and urban dwellers on the markets and resources they each offer, rural?urban linkages have become a very important focus in recent years for research and policy relating to local and national economic development, poverty...

    Published July 31st 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Business Guide to Sustainability

    Practical Strategies and Tools for Organizations

    By Darcy Hitchcock, Marsha Willard

    Winner of Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Sustainability promises both reduced environmental impacts and real cash savings for any organization - be it a business, non-profit/NGO or government department. This easy-to-use manual has been written by top business consultants...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Aid and Influence

    Do Donors Help or Hinder?

    Edited by Stephen Browne

    Aid is always a means of influence: political, commercial, military and security-related. Some influence is benign, but much of it is coercive, even 'imperialistic'. Given the nature of aid, its effectiveness should be judged not only in developmental terms, but in terms of international relations....

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The State of the World's Cities 2006/7

    The Millennium Development Goals and Urban Sustainability

    By United Nations Human Settlements Programme (Un-Habitat)

    Sometimes it takes just one human being to tip the scales and change the course of history. In the year 2007, that human being will either move to a city or be born in one. Demographers watching urban trends will mark it as the moment the world entered a new urban millennium, a period in which, for...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. More Urban Less Poor

    An Introduction to Urban Development and Management

    By Goran Tannerfeldt, Per Ljung

    A world more urban... The world is undergoing massive urbanization, and is projected to increase from three to over four billion city dwellers, mostly in the developing world, within 15 years. This historic shift is producing dramatic effects on human well-being and the environment. ...but less...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. People, Land and Water

    Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management

    Edited by Guy Bessette

    In natural resource management research, best practice implies the participation of community members, research or development teams and other stakeholders to jointly identify research and development parameters and contribute to decision making. Ideally, the research or development process itself...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice

    By Susan L. Cutter

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    From Hurricane Katrina and the south Asian tsunami to human-induced atrocities, terrorist attacks and the looming effects of climate change, the world is assailed by both natural and unnatural hazards and disasters. These expose not only human vulnerability - particularly that of the poorest, who...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Assessing Impact

    Handbook of EIA and SEA Follow-up

    Edited by Angus Morrison-Saunders, Jos Arts

    Written and edited by an authoritative team of internationally known experts in environmental impact assessment (EIA), this is the first book to present in a coherent manner the theory and practice of EIA and strategic environmental assessment (SEA) follow-up. Without some form of follow-up, the...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Meeting Development Goals in Small Urban Centres

    Water and Sanitation in the Worlds Cities 2006

    By Un-Habitat

    Half of the world's people live in urban areas, and roughly a third of these live in desperate poverty without access to basic amenities. Taking on the themes of UN-HABITAT's Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities (2003), this new volume focuses on the deficiencies in the provision of water and...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Escaping Poverty's Grasp

    The Environmental Foundations of Poverty Reduction

    By David Reed

    Despite decades of macroeconomic reforms, poverty reduction plans and rural growth strategies, poverty is persistent and environmental degradation is accelerating in the developing world. Though traditional economic indicators have improved in some countries, little has worked to open enduring...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge