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  1. 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 Unknown

  2. The Contextual Determinants of Malaria

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Professor Casman, Hadi Professor Dowlatabadi

    As malaria and other tropical diseases continue their resurgence, questions about the potential impacts of environmental and demographic factors are becoming more critical. Recent attempts to understand the increase in malaria incidence often acknowledge the importance of social, economic and other...

    Published October 25th 2002 by Unknown

  3. Culture/Place/Health

    By Wilbert M. Gesler, Robin A. Kearns

    Series: Critical Geographies

    Culture/Place/Health is the first exploration of cultural-geographical health research for a decade, drawing on contemporary research undertaken by geographers and other social scientists to explore the links between culture, place and health. It uses a wealth of examples from societies around the...

    Published November 22nd 2001 by Routledge

  4. Improving Regulation

    "Cases in Environment, Health, and Safety"

    Edited by Paul S. Professor Fischbeck, R. Scott Professor Farrow

    Is there potential for a U.S. regulatory system that is more efficient and effective? Or is the future likely to involve 'paralysis by analysis'? Improving Regulation considers the challenges faced by the regulatory system as society and technology change, and our knowledge about the effects of our...

    Published August 21st 2001 by Unknown

  5. The Selfish Altruist

    Relief Work in Famine and War

    By Tony Vaux

    Provides an analysis of some of the most traumatic situations involving famine and war of the last two decades, helping us to understand what it takes to be an aid worker and how important humanitarian action is today. Famine and war evoke strong emotional reactions, and for most people there is a...

    Published April 1st 2001 by Unknown

  6. Visible Hands

    Taking Responsibility for Social Development

    By ; ; Unrisd

    Series: UNRISD Report Series

    This text shows how the visible hands of public participation and democratic governance are crucial in creating a decent society. The World Summit for Social Development in 1995 laid out an ambitious agenda to create an economic, political, social, cultural and legal environment for social...

    Published April 1st 2001 by Unknown

  7. Applied Ethnobotany

    People, Wild Plant Use and Conservation

    Edited by Anthony B. Cunningham

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    Its wise and sensitive approach to working with local people will be relevant in situations throughout the world.' ECOS 'The numerous diagrams, tables of data, information flow charts, fieldwork sketches etc. give a great vibrancy to the work... It deserves a wide readership.' TEG News Wild or...

    Published April 1st 2001 by Unknown

  8. Towards Financial Self-reliance

    A Handbook of Approaches to Resource Mobilization for Citizens' Organizations

    By Richard Holloway

    'Provides an excellent conceptual framework for the various approaches to resource mobilization.' Paiboon Wattanasiritham, Director General, Chief Executive Officer, Government Savings Bank, Thailand A clear and practical guide aimed at the managers of civil society organizations, including...

    Published February 1st 2001 by Unknown

  9. The Functional Foods Revolution

    Healthy People, Healthy Profits

    By Michael Heasman, Julian Mellentin

    Foods that promote human health - 'functional foods' or nutraceuticals - have caught the imagination of the global food industry. All the household-name companies are developing them as a key driver in their global strategies. They see the prospect of new markets and bigger margins, but the issues...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Unknown

  10. Diseases of Globalization

    Socioeconomic Transition and Health

    By Christine McMurray, Roy Smith

    The emergence of a global economy has led to the erosion of local autonomy and national sovereignty with an associated emphasis on the spread of liberal, free-market economics. A clear divide is appearing between those benefiting from and those disadvantaged by this process. Among the most...

    Published October 1st 2000 by Unknown