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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Ecologies and Politics of Health

    Edited by Brian King, Kelley A. Crews

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Global Health Care Chain

    From the Pacific to the World

    By John Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    For more than a quarter of a century there has been significant international migration of skilled health workers, but in the last decades, with critical changes in both sending and receiving countries, few parts of the world are now unaffected by the consequences of the migration of health workers...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Transforming Health Markets in Asia and Africa

    Improving Quality and Access for the Poor

    Edited by Gerald Bloom, Barun Kanjilal, Henry Lucas, David H. Peters

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    There has been a dramatic spread of health markets in much of Asia and Africa over the past couple of decades. This has substantially increased the availability of health-related goods and services in all but the most remote localities, but it has created problems with safety, efficiency and cost....

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. The New Regulation and Governance of Food

    Beyond the Food Crisis?

    By Terry Marsden, Robert Lee, Andrew Flynn, Samarthia Thankappan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Major questions surround who, how, and by what means should the interests of government, the private sector, or consumers hold authority and powers over decisions concerning the production and consumption of foods. This book examines the development of food policy and regulation following the BSE (...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    The health of human populations around the world is constantly changing and the health profiles of most nations in the early twenty-first century global health landscape are unrecognizable compared with those of just a century ago. This book examines and explains these health changes and considers...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge