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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Health and Environmental Impact Assessment

    An integrated approach

    By British Medical Association

    Health and the environment are intimately linked. Bad environments can cause ill-health, whether it be asthma worsened by air pollution, poisoning by exposure to hazardous substances, injury caused by fast-moving machinery, stress due to noise or social isolation resulting from poorly designed...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Health and Climate Change

    Modelling the impacts of global warming and ozone depletion

    By Pim Martens

    Health and Climate Change is the first major study of the potentially devastating health impacts of the global atmospheric changes which are under way. Using the best available data, the author presents models of the most plausible future courses of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Health and Population Set

    By Various

    Series: Earthscan Library Collection

    The Health and Population set contains key texts by world renowned experts on global population and health as it links to development and environmental challenges. In the last two decades, environmental threats and the challenge of sustainability have moved to the very centre of political,...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Creating a New Consensus on Population

    The Politics of Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights, and Women's Empowerment, 2nd Edition

    By Jyoti Shankar Singh, Jyoti Shankar Singh

    Population growth, reproductive health and reproductive rights are amongst the most pressing issues facing governments and the international community. Since the world's governments agreed for the first time on far-reaching and enlightened population policies at the 1994 International Conference on...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Health Practitioner's Guide to Climate Change

    Diagnosis and Cure

    Edited by Jenny Griffiths, Mala Rao, Fiona Adshead, Allison Thorpe

    Highly commended in the Public Health category, BMA Medical Awards 2010 There are enormous health benefits from tackling climate change. This is the first book to set out what health practitioners can do to prevent the worst impacts of climate change, to make health services sustainable, and to...

    Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge