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  1. 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 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 6th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2007 by Routledge

  7. 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 20th 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. Extending the Cure

    Policy Responses to the Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

    By Ramanan Professor Laxminarayan, Anup Professor Malani, David Professor Howard, David L. Professor Smith

    Our ability to treat common bacterial infections with antibiotics goes back only 65 years. However, the authors of this report make it clear that sustaining a supply of effective and affordable antibiotics cannot be without changes to the incentives facing patients, physicians, hospitals, insurers,...

    Published May 17th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The New Generations of Europeans

    Demography and Families in the Enlarged European Union

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Rudolf Richter, Chris Wilson

    Series: Population and Sustainable Development

    Europe today is characterized by aging populations, changing family patterns, dropping fertility rates and mass migration. With the potentially massive ramifications this has for pensions, health, housing, transport, family relations, employment and other sectors of society, The New Generations of...

    Published August 1st 2006 by Routledge