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  1. 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 21st 2001 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2001 by Routledge

  3. 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 March 31st 2001 by Routledge

  4. 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 March 31st 2001 by Routledge

  5. 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 March 31st 2001 by Routledge

  6. 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 January 31st 2001 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 31st 2000 by Routledge

  8. 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 September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Beyond Malthus

    The Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Challenge

    By Lester R. Brown, Gary Gardner, Brian Halweil

    Series: The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

    On the bicentennial of Malthus' legendary essay on the tendency of population to grow more rapidly than the food supply, this book examines the impacts of population growth on 19 global resources and services, including food, fresh water, fisheries, jobs, education, income and health. Despite...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Ageing and Development Report

    Poverty, Independence and the World's Older People

    By Judith Randel, Tony German, Deborah Ewing

    'This timely report by HelpAge International sets out to establish some of the key social and political issues affecting older people's lives. It marks the first documentation of this information and I feel sure that it will be an important contribution to the growing debate' From the Foreword by...

    Published August 31st 1999 by Routledge