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  1. La Faim et la Sant?

    Collection: La Faim dans le Monde (2007)

    By World Food Programme

    First published in 2008, La Faim et la Sant is a valuable contribution to the field of Environment & Sustainability....

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. El Hambre y la Salud

    Serie de Informes sobre el Hambre en el Mundo 2007

    By Programa Mundial de Alimentos

    First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations

    Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health

    By Laura Westra

    The traditional concept of social justice is increasingly being challenged by the notion of a humankind that spans current and future generations. This book, with a foreword by Roger Brownsword, is the first systematic examination of how the rights of the unborn and future generations are handled...

    Published February 20th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Intercultural City

    Planning for Diversity Advantage

    By Phil Wood, Charles Landry

    In a world of increasing mobility, how people of different cultures live together is a key issue of our age, especially for those responsible for planning and running cities. New thinking is needed on how diverse communities can cooperate in productive harmony instead of leading parallel or...

    Published October 28th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Policies and Institutions

    By John Handmer, Stephen Dovers

    Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies unsuited to the emerging scales of...

    Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Flood Hazards and Health

    Responding to Present and Future Risks

    Edited by Roger Few, Franziska Matthies

    Flood hazards and the risks they present to human health are an increasing concern across the globe, in terms of lives, well-being and livelihoods, and the public resources needed to plan for, and deal with, the health impacts. This book is the first detailed assessment and discussion of the global...

    Published August 19th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 31st 2007 by Routledge