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  1. The Human Right to Water and its Application in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

    By Amanda Cahill Ripley

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Human Right to Water and Its Application in the Occupied Palestinian Territories provides an overview and examination of the human right to water as determined under international human rights law. This is a highly topical issue, with the UN General Assembly having passed a resolution which...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development

    International Perspectives

    By Peter Westoby, Gerard Dowling

    This book proposes that community development has been increasingly influenced and co-opted by a modernist, soulless, rational philosophy - reducing it to a shallow technique for ‘solving community problems’. In contrast, this dialogical approach re-maps the ground of community development practice...

    Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Dam the Rivers, Damn the People

    Development and resistence in Amazonian Brazil

    By Barbara J. Cummings

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    The Brazilian Amazon is the largest area of tropical rainforest in Latin America. Brazil is that continent's most rapidly developing country. The Amazon is at the heart of the conflict between conservation and development, between people and power, and between heritage and modernisation. In the...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Water Governance for Sustainable Development

    Approaches and Lessons from Developing and Transitional Countries

    By Stefano Farolfi

    Edited by Sylvain Perret, Rashid Hassan

    Good management of water resources - universally identified as a key aspect of poverty reduction, agriculture and food security - has proven, in practice, as difficult to achieve as it is eagerly sought. This book, edited and authored by leading authorities on water resource management, examines...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Unwelcome Harvest

    Agriculture and pollution

    By Gordon R. Conway, Jules N. Pretty

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Agriculture Pollutes: pesticides can destroy wildlife and some are toxic to humans; some fungicides and herbicides cause cancer. Nitrates result in the contamination of drinking water and produce the risk of the ?blue-baby? syndrome in infants and of stomach cancer in adults. Agriculture produces...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Protecting the Atmosphere

    The Climate Change Convention and its context

    By Sten Nilsson, David Pitt

    Series: International Environmental Governance Set

    'The authors take us into less-known corridors of climate Realpolitik and energy power play. We are provided with the essential vocabulary to understand what is at stake and how the challenge should be tackled' Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Global warming and the resulting climate change present one of...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Nature's Spectacle

    The World's First National Parks and Protected Places

    By John Sheail

    National parks have always been an emotive and iconic symbol, ever since the first parks of the modern era were created in the mid-nineteenth century. This book, based on original research, delves deeply into their character and significance, and the larger context in which they developed. ...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Mountain World in Danger

    Climate change in the forests and mountains of Europe

    By Sten Nilsson, David Pitt

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    The changing climate, the warming of the world and acid rain are among the greatest problems facing us at the end of the twentieth century. This book describes, for the first time, the effects of these phenomena on the high mountains and the forests of Europe. Mountains and the frozen regions (the...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Cost-Effective Control of Urban Smog

    The Significance of the Chicago Cap-and-Trade Approach

    By Richard Kosobud, Houston Stokes, Carol Tallarico, Brian Scott

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Containing rigorous hard evidence, this book is of immense practical use to postgraduates, researchers and business communities affected by or working in environmental regulation. The author, a leading name in the environmental economics community, examines the problem of urban smog in cityscapes...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Economic Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of Development Projects

    By John A. Dixon, Richard A. Carpenter, Louise A. Fallon, Paul B. Sherman, Supachit Manipomoke

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    It has always been thought that some level of pollution and waste is unavoidable in development projects. But no one has made much effort to quantify and assess the extent of this sort of damage. In this book a group of analysts from the Asian Development Bank and from the East West Center propose...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge