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  1. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge