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  1. Biotechnology in Comparative Perspective

    By Gerhard Fuchs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The biotechnology industry is an extremely important sector in the developed world's economies. This book, with contributions from an international array of experts, explains why biotechnology companies in different countries concentrate in a small number of locations and what accounts for the...

    Published April 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  2. World Agriculture: Towards 2015/2030

    An FAO Study

    Edited by Jelle Bruinsma

    This report is FAO's latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world's food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry....

    Published April 1st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Air Pollution and Health in Rapidly Developing Countries

    Edited by Gordon McGranahan, Frank Murray

    In developing countries the price of rapid growth is all too often noxious airborne pollution, which annually contributes to a disturbing number of avoidable deaths. In recent decades, however, there has been considerable progress in the epidemiology of air pollution, significant changes in...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge

  4. The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism

    Edited by Susan L. Cutter, Douglas B. Richardson, Thomas J. Wilbanks

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 28th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Cities

    By Graham Haughton, Colin Hunter

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Sustainable Cities simultaneously tackles two issues of immediate public concern which also find themselves high on the policy agenda: sustainable environmental development and urban development. The themes of the book - the bringing together of the insights of environmental science, the social...

    Published February 20th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Natural Disaster and Development in a Globalizing World

    By Mark Pelling

    The number of humanitarian disasters triggered by a natural hazard has doubled every decade since the 1960s. At the same time, the global economic growth rate per capita is twice its 1960s value. Does this mean economic growth is independent of the impacts of natural disaster? Natural Disaster...

    Published February 6th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Emerging Johannesburg

    Edited by Richard Tomlinson, Robert Beauregard, Lindsay Bremmer, Xolela Mangcu

    Johannesburg is most often compared with Sao Paulo and Los Angeles and sometimes even with Budapest, Calcutta and Jerusalem. Johannesburg reflects and informs conditions in cities around the world. As might be expected from such comparisons, South Africa's political transformation has not led to...

    Published January 16th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Tourism and Sustainable Community Development

    Edited by Derek Hall, Greg Richards

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    As the tourist industry becomes increasingly important to communities around the world, the need to develop tourism in a sustainable manner has also become a primary concern. This impressive collection of international case studies addresses this crucial issue by asking what local communities can...

    Published January 9th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Battling Resistance to Antibiotics and Pesticides

    An Economic Approach

    Edited by Ramanan Laxminarayan

    The increasing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics, and pests to pesticides, threatens to undo some of the most remarkable advances made in public health and agriculture during the past century. Though the potential consequences of increased antibiotic and pesticide resistance are far reaching,...

    Published December 26th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Lowland Grassland and Heathland Habitats

    By Elizabeth Price

    Series: Habitat Guides

    Grasslands are everywhere: agricultural land, playing fields and road verges; but while species-poor, intensively managed grasslands are widespread, colourful semi-natural grasslands and heathlands, buzzing with life, are scarce. These semi-natural habitats are ancient, cultural landscapes, which...

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge