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  1. 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

  2. Mind and Body Spaces

    Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability

    Edited by Ruth Butler, Hester Parr

    Series: Critical Geographies

    Mind and Body Spaces highlights new international research from Britain, USA, Canada and Australia, on bodily impairment, mental health and disabled peoples social worlds. The contributors discuss a variety of current issues including:* historical conceptions of the body and behaviour* contemporary...

    Published August 25th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Geographies of Disability

    By Brendan Gleeson

    This book explains how space, place and mobility have shaped the experiences of disabled people both in the past and in contemporary societies. The key features of this insightful study include:* a critical appraisal of theories of disability and a new disability model* case studies to...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  4. Healthy City Projects in Developing Countries

    An International Approach to Local Problems

    By Edmundo Werna

    Edited by Trudy Harpham, Ilona Blue, Grey Goldstein

    With the growth of cities and towns throughout the developing world have come significant health problems. The urban poor are particularly affected, faced with the worst of both worlds: urban problems such as pollution and stress, combined with infectious diseases common in both rural and urban...

    Published April 30th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Development Crises and Alternative Visions

    Third World Women's Perspectives

    By Gita Sen, Caren Grown

    More than half of the world's farmers are women. They are the majority of the poor, the uneducated and are the first to suffer from drought and famine. Yet their subordination is reinforced by well-meaning development policies that perpetuate social inequalities. During the 1975-85 United Nations...

    Published February 28th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Victims

    Edited by Christopher Williams

    This study looks at environmental problems from the perspective of the victims. The bottom line consequences are often damaging to the health of individuals or communities and they raise a wide range of issues concerning justice, international and environmental law, public health, occupational...

    Published January 31st 1998 by Routledge

  7. World Hunger

    2nd Edition

    By Joseph Collins

    The revised edition of this text includes substantial new material on hunger in the aftermath of the Cold War; global food productioin versus population growth; changing demographics and falling birth rates around the world; the shifting focus of foreign assistance in the new world order;...

    Published November 30th 1997 by Routledge

  8. The Earthscan Reader in Population and Development

    Edited by Paul Demeny, Geoffrey McNicoll

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    This reader provides information on population and development issues for those seeking the middle ground between technical and non-specialist material. It contains contributions to all the various aspects of the debate from the 1960s to the 1990s from a wide variety of authors including Kingsley...

    Published August 31st 1997 by Routledge

  9. Population and Strategies for National Sustainable Development

    Population and Strategies for National Sustainable Development

    By Gayl D Ness, Meghan V Golay

    Series: Health and Population Set

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 31st 1996 by Routledge

  10. The Environment for Children

    Understanding and Acting on the Environmental Hazards That Threaten Children and Their Parents

    By David Satterthwaite, et al

    Each year, millions of children die of environmental causes and many more suffer serious illness or injury. Children are often the most vulnerable to the condition of their environment -and their health is an index of its quality - but their wellbeing is rarely given priority by governments or aid...

    Published April 30th 1996 by Routledge