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  1. The Handbook of European Welfare Systems

    Edited by Klaus Schubert, Simon Hegelich, Ursula Bazant

    This book provides the first comprehensive information and detailed data on the welfare systems of all twenty-seven EU member states and offers the reader an invaluable introduction and basis for comparative welfare research. The introductory chapter summarizes the actual debate about...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Effective Risk Communication

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Geographies of Health, Disease and Well-being

    Recent Advances in Theory and Method

    Edited by Mei-Po Kwan

    This book is a collection of papers reflecting the latest advances in geographic research on health, disease, and well-being. It spans a wide range of topics, theoretical perspectives, and methodologies - including anti-racism, post-colonialism, spatial statistics, spatiotemporal modeling,...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Progress and Prospect

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection addressed the need for a review of progress in the field of medical geography that...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Justice and the Rights of Ecological Refugees

    By Laura Westra

    Climate change and other environmental problems are increasingly leading to the displacement of populations from their homelands, whether through drought, flooding, famine or other causes. Worse, there is currently no protection in international law for people made refugees by such means....

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction

    By Parke Wilde

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    This book offers a broad introduction to food policies in the United States. Real-world controversies and debates motivate the book’s attention to economic principles, policy analysis, nutrition science and contemporary data sources. It assumes that the reader's concern is not just the economic...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Future Population of the World

    What can we assume today, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz

    Series: Health and Population Set

    'An excellent basis for thinking about the future of the world's population. Every contributor to the population-environment debate needs to read the demographic sense the book contains and lecturers in population matters around the globe should recommend it to their students' Applied Geography '...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. When the Bough Breaks...

    Our children, our environment

    By Lloyd Timberlake, Laura Thomas

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    TO ACCOMPANY A MAJOR ITV DOCUMENTARY We are poisoning our planet and destroying the lives of our children. In the west arguments rage over how much nuclear radiation and toxic dumping is safe, while children continue to breath filthy air and eat food full of pesticides. In the third World, over...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Waste Not Want Not

    The Production and Dumping of Toxic Waste

    By Robert Allen

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    No-one wants toxic waste dumped in their back yard. Dioxins and furans from incinerators, dangerous chemicals leaching from landfill sites and the apparently random dumping of nuclear waste are all clear threats to our health and lives. In fact any waste not properly dealt with can become dangerous...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Reality of Aid 1997-1998

    An independent review of development cooperation

    By Judith Randel, Tony German

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    NOW IN ITS FIFTH ANNUAL EDITION, The Reality of Aid continues to present the most comprehensive and rigorous independent analysis available of the aid and development policies of the world's richest nations, and exposes the gaps between rhetoric and reality. Part I presents a consideration of...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge