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  1. Dirty Words

    Writings on the History and Culture of Pollution

    By Hannah Bradby

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    Did dinosaurs contribute to global warming? What is rubbish theory and what indeed is rubbish? And how did the whale become a cuddly toy? And why did we decide to saturate our land and food with pesticides? Dirty Words examines all of these questions and also includes a study of pollution in...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Circulation in Third World Countries

    Edited by R Mansell Prothero, Murray Chapman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Circulation is common in Third World countries and involves reciprocal flows of people, goods and ideas. The essays in this volume, first published in1985, discuss concepts associated with circulation in its various forms, and they present empirical evidence based on field work from holistic,...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Famine Early Warning Systems

    Victims and destitution

    By Peter Walker

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    Is it possible to see famines coming, to be prepared and to save possibly hundreds of thousands of lives? Or is this the wrong question? A famine is not a single natural catastrophe: it has different stages. Many societies have sophisticated strategies for coping – but these are becoming...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Jewish-Arab City

    Spatio-politics in a mixed community

    By Haim Yacobi

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Mixed city is a term widely used in Israel to describe areas occupied by both Jewish and Arab communities. In a critical examination of such cities, the author shows how a clear spatial and mental division exists between Arabs and Jews in Israel, and how the occurrence of such communities is both...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Retirement Migration

    Paradoxes of Ageing

    By Caroline Oliver

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    The book is the first ethnographic study of international retirement migration and offers a sometimes surprising picture of the potentials, seductions and limitations of the lifestyles. People envision retirement as freedom from responsibilities through shedding the restrictive shackles of their...

    Published February 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Global Ideologies and Urban Landscapes

    Edited by Manfred Steger, Anne McNevin

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    How do political ideologies and urban landscapes intersect in the context of globalization? This volume illuminates the production of ideologies as both discursive and spatial phenomena in distinct contributions that ground their analysis in cities of the Global North and South. From Sydney to...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what?...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Acid Earth

    The Global Threat of Acid Pollution, 2nd Edition

    By John McCormick

    Series: International Environmental Governance Set

    Acid rain was one of the major environmental issues of the 1980s. But while industrialized countries have taken measures to reduce the emissions that lead to acidification, the problems have not gone away. Trees are still dying, lakes are still being made uninhabitable; buildings are still...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Child Slaves

    By Peter Lee-Wright

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    In Portugal, 12-year-olds manufacture clothes destined for British chain-stores. In Brazil, children work more than nine hours a day glueing shoes for sale in the West. This book, based on research done with the co-operation of the Anti-Slavery Society for a recent major BBC television documentary,...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

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