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  1. Mobility, Sexuality and AIDS

    Edited by Felicity Thomas, Mary Haour-Knipe, Peter Aggleton

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Over the past two decades, population mobility has intensified and become more diverse, raising important questions concerning the health and well-being of people who are mobile as well as communities of origin and destination. Ongoing concerns have been voiced about possible links between...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Risk Analysis and Human Behavior

    By Baruch Fischhoff

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    The articles collected here are foundational contributions to integrating behavioural research and risk analysis. They include seminal articles on three essential challenges. One is ensuring effective two-way communication between technical experts and the lay public, so that risk analyses address...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Judgment and Decision Making

    By Baruch Fischhoff

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Behavioral decision research offers a distinctive approach to understanding and improving decision making. It combines theory and method from multiple disciples (psychology, economics, statistics, decision theory, management science). It employs both empirical methods, to study how decisions are...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development

    Edited by Stephen Devereux, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Richard Longhurst

    Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture,...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Why Noise Matters

    A Worldwide Perspective on the Problems, Policies and Solutions

    By John Stewart, Francis McManus, Nigel Rodgers, Val Weedon, Arline Bronzaft

    Is noise the most neglected green issue of our age? This book argues compellingly that it is, and tells you all you need to know about noise as a social, cultural, environmental and health issue. Across the world, more people are disturbed by noise in their day-today lives than by any other...

    Published August 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Health Impact Assessment

    Principles and Practice

    By Martin Birley

    Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is primarily concerned with the future consequences of plans, proposals and policies on the health of communities. It is a rapidly growing complement to Environmental Impact Assessment, increasingly mandated by national and international requirements. Guidelines have...

    Published July 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to the Geography of Health

    By Peter Anthamatten, Helen Hazen

    Health issues such as the emergence of infectious diseases, the potential influence of global warming on human health, and the escalating strain of increasing longevity and chronic conditions on healthcare systems are of growing importance in an increasingly peopled and interconnected world. A...

    Published June 19th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Regulating Technology

    International Harmonization and Local Realities

    By Patrick van Zwanenberg, Adrian Ely, Adrian Smith

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Examining the regulation of technologies, this book explores how the drive to harmonize regulatory policies across the world is at odds with the increasingly diverse local settings in which they are implemented. The authors use a 'framings' approach that starts with the concerns and experiences of...

    Published April 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Children and their Urban Environment

    Changing Worlds

    By Claire Freeman, Paul Tranter

    In our fast-changing urban world, the impacts of social and environmental change on children are often overlooked. Children and their Urban Environment examines these impacts in detail, looking at the key activities, spaces and experiences children have and how these can be managed to ensure that...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Ageing in East Asia

    Challenges and Policies for the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Tsung-hsi Fu, Rhidian Hughes

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Ageing populations present considerable challenges to welfare states internationally, and East Asia is no exception. Demographics show that countries in East Asia either have the highest proportion of older people, or the speed at which their population is ageing is faster than anywhere else in the...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge