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  1. 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 16th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 16th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Revaluation of Women's Work

    2nd Edition

    By Sheila Lewenhak

    This book provides a survey and analysis of the different ways in which women's work is valued throughout the world. It challenges the narrow definition of work as paid work, as that excludes so many of women's activities. It looks at ways in which women's worth has been consistently undervalued in...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Future Generations and International Law

    Edited by Emmanuel Agius, Salvino Busuttil

    Series: Earthscan Law and Sustainable Development

    Sustainable development requires consideration of the quality of life that future generations will be able to enjoy, and as the adjustment to sustainable lifestyles gathers momentum, the rights of future generations and our responsibility for their wellbeing is becoming a central issue. In this,...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge