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  1. Birth Without Doctors

    Conversations with traditional midwives

    By Jacqueline Vincent-Priya

    Series: Health and Population Set

    Most women giving birth in rural communities throughout the Third World cannot enjoy the ''benefits'' of modern medical assistance. They are usually too expensive and too far away. This book is the result of journeys and conversations between the author, traditional midwives and mothers which took...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Evaluation of the Built Environment for Sustainability

    Edited by Vicenzo Bentivegna, P.S. Brandon, Patrizia Lombardi

    Sustainability in the built environment is a major issue facing policy-makers, planners, developers and designers in the UK, Europe and worldwide. The measuring of buildings and cities for sustainability becomes increasingly important as pressure for green, sustainable development translates into...

    Published January 24th 2013 by Taylor & Francis

  4. Unfare Solutions

    Local Earmarked Charges to Fund Public Transport

    Edited by Marcus Enoch, Peter Nijkamp, Stephen Potter, Barry Ubbels

    Series: Transport, Development and Sustainability Series

    Transport policy is an increasingly difficult area for all national governments and regional/local authorities. Tackling car use and realising a sustainable transport system appears to be very difficult. Developing public transport is seen as an increasingly important element in improving the...

    Published January 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Municipal Privatization

    By Oliver D. Cooke

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book examines one of the most high-profile municipal privatizations—the privatization of New York City’s Central Park. The fiscal crisis of the 1970s established the political and cultural opening for privatizations, which were justified on the basis of increasing efficiency. However, as Cooke...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Child Protection in Development

    Edited by Michael Bourdillon, William Myers

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Every day millions of children in developing countries face adversities of many kinds, yet there is a shortage of sound evidence concerning their plight and an urgent need to identify the most appropriate and effective policy responses from among the multiple approaches that exist. This collection...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Frontiers in Nature-based Tourism

    Lessons from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

    Edited by Peter Fredman, Liisa Tyrväinen

    Nature has been a key attraction factor for tourism in the Nordic countries for decades. The demand for nature-based tourism has steadily grown and is one of the most rapidly expanding sectors within tourism across Europe and elsewhere. This demand has created opportunities for nature-based tourism...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. African Minorities in the New World

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    Series: African Studies

    This book uncovers the reality that new African immigrants now represent a significant force in the configuration of American polity and identity especially in the last forty years. Despite their minority status, African immigrants are making their marks in various areas of human endeavor and...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Big Smoke (Routledge Revivals)

    A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times

    By Peter Brimblecombe

    First published in 1987, Peter Brimblecombe's book provides an engaging historical account of air pollution in London, offering a fascinating insight into the development of air pollution controls against a changing social and economic background. He examines domestic and industrial pollution and...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Chernobyl (Routledge Revivals)

    The Long Shadow

    By Chris Park

    First published in 1989, Chernobyl: The Long Shadow offers a balanced review of what happened there, why and how it happened, and what the main lessons and implications of the accident are. It looks back on events during and after the disaster, in particular reviewing how it and the radiation...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

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