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  1. The Atlas of Human Rights

    Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide

    By Andrew Fagan

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Human rights have become synonymous with legal, political, social and even economic justice - as a means of overcoming oppression and discrimination irrespective of nationality, class, creed, gender, ethnicity, or even ideological commitment. As global governments are increasingly using a threat of...

    Published June 10th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Post-Disaster Reconstruction

    Lessons from Aceh

    Edited by Matthew Clarke, Ismet Fanany, Sue Kenny

    On Sunday 26 December 2004, a tsunami of up to 30 metres high hit the northern tip of Sumatera in Indonesia, causing immediate destruction and the deaths of at least 130,000 in Indonesia alone. The scale of the devastation and ensuing human suffering prompted the biggest response endeavour to any...

    Published April 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Avian Influenza

    Science, Policy and Politics

    Edited by Ian Scoones

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Over the past decade, substantial resources have been spent on tackling avian influenza and building a global capacity for a pandemic response. The catastrophic costs of the 1918 influenza pandemic are well documented, and the swine flu pandemic of 2009-10 has raised the alarm yet again. Across the...

    Published April 15th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities

    Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities 2010

    By Un-Habitat

    In our rapidly urbanizing global society, solid waste management will be a key challenge facing all the world's cities. Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities provides a fresh perspective and new data on one of the biggest issues in urban development. Using the framework of Integrated...

    Published March 9th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Wastewater Irrigation and Health

    Assessing and Mitigating Risk in Low-income Countries

    Edited by Pay Drechsel, Christopher A. Scott, Liqa Raschid-Sally, Mark Redwood, Akica Bahri

    In most developing countries wastewater treatment systems are hardly functioning or have a very low coverage, resulting in large scale water pollution and the use of very poor quality water for crop irrigation especially in the vicinity of urban centres. This can create significant risks to public...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  6. El hambre y los mercados

    Serie de Informes sobre el Hambre en el Mundo 2009

    By Programa Mundial de Alimentos

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Indoor Environment Handbook

    How to Make Buildings Healthy and Comfortable

    By Philomena Bluyssen

    Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of 2010 award. Ensuring that buildings are healthy and comfortable for their occupants is a primary concern of all architects and building engineers. This highly practical handbook will help make that process more efficient and effective. It begins...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Therapeutic Nightmare

    The battle over the world's most controversial sleeping pill

    By John Abraham, Julie Sheppard

    How do drugs get to the market? What controls are there and what procedures for monitoring their effects? And how adequate are the regulators in protecting public health when new drugs have serious side effects? The Therapeutic Nightmare tells the story of the sleeping pill Halcion - a story which...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Poverty in Plenty

    A human development report for the UK

    By Jane Seymour

    'Poverty in Plenty breaks new ground in two ways. It is the first national Human Development Report to focus on an industrialised country and it is the first to be produced by a non-governmental organisation? While problems of poverty and deprivation are less extreme in countries such as the UK...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Population and Strategies for National Sustainable Development

    A guide to assist national policy makers in linking population and environment in strategies for development

    By Gayl D Ness, Meghan V Golay

    The guide serves as a resource for national-level policy makers and the staff of conservation organizations who wish to integrate population and environmental conditions in planning for sustainable development. It presents the basic rationale for linking population and environmental issues,...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge