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  1. The Reality of Aid 1996

    An independent review of international aid

    By Judith Randel, Tony German

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    'Should be on the shelf of any academic, student, NGO activist or politician with an interest in aid issues. It should also be required reading for donor agency officials' Development and Change 'As accessible as it is comprehensive? has established itself as a reliable 'watchdog' for anyone...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Reality of Aid 1998-1999

    An independent review of poverty reduction and development assistance

    By Judith Randel, Tony German with Deborah Ewing

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    NOW IN ITS SIXTH ANNUAL EDITION, The Reality of Aid has for the first time analysed the 'fair share' of bilateral aid for basic social services ? basic education, basic health, reproductive health, nutrition, clean water and sanitation - that should come from each donor; an analysis which shows...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Human Health and Forests

    A Global Overview of Issues, Practice and Policy

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    Hundreds of millions of people live and work in forests across the world. One vital aspect of their lives, yet largely unexamined, is the challenge of protecting and enhancing the unique relationship between the health of forests and the health of people. This book, written for a broad audience, is...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Dirty Words

    Writings on the History and Culture of Pollution

    By Hannah Bradby

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    Did dinosaurs contribute to global warming? What is rubbish theory and what indeed is rubbish? And how did the whale become a cuddly toy? And why did we decide to saturate our land and food with pesticides? Dirty Words examines all of these questions and also includes a study of pollution in...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Famine Early Warning Systems

    Victims and destitution

    By Peter Walker

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    Is it possible to see famines coming, to be prepared and to save possibly hundreds of thousands of lives? Or is this the wrong question? A famine is not a single natural catastrophe: it has different stages. Many societies have sophisticated strategies for coping – but these are becoming...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia

    By Meghann Ormond

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon. With many of the countries currently being promoted as IMT destinations located in the ‘developing’ world, IMT poses a significant challenge to popular assumptions...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Acid Earth

    The Global Threat of Acid Pollution, 2nd Edition

    By John McCormick

    Series: International Environmental Governance Set

    Acid rain was one of the major environmental issues of the 1980s. But while industrialized countries have taken measures to reduce the emissions that lead to acidification, the problems have not gone away. Trees are still dying, lakes are still being made uninhabitable; buildings are still...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Child Slaves

    By Peter Lee-Wright

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    In Portugal, 12-year-olds manufacture clothes destined for British chain-stores. In Brazil, children work more than nine hours a day glueing shoes for sale in the West. This book, based on research done with the co-operation of the Anti-Slavery Society for a recent major BBC television documentary,...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Birth Without Doctors

    Conversations with traditional midwives

    By Jacqueline Vincent-Priya

    Series: Health and Population Set

    Most women giving birth in rural communities throughout the Third World cannot enjoy the ''benefits'' of modern medical assistance. They are usually too expensive and too far away. This book is the result of journeys and conversations between the author, traditional midwives and mothers which took...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Child Protection in Development

    Edited by Michael Bourdillon, William Myers

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Every day millions of children in developing countries face adversities of many kinds, yet there is a shortage of sound evidence concerning their plight and an urgent need to identify the most appropriate and effective policy responses from among the multiple approaches that exist. This collection...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge