Development Studies: Health & Development

  • Resource Recovery from Waste: Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries book cover

    Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Undernutrition and Public Policy in India: Investing in the future book cover

    Undernutrition and Public Policy in India

    Investing in the future

    Edited by Sonalde Desai, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra, Amit Thorat

    Despite substantial economic growth, India has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world; it is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children. This volume assesses the status and causes of undernutrition in the country, and examines the effectiveness of policies designed to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive book cover

    Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline – as individuals or as a community – is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh book cover

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries: Gender Justice and Norm Change book cover

    Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Rachel Marcus, Anita Ghimire, Grace Bentebya Kyomuhendo

    Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational, physical, psychosocial, familial, political and economic capabilities enable girls to reach their full potential and contribute to the wellbeing of their families and society. However, progress is still significantly…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Globalization, Environmental Health and Social Justice book cover

    Globalization, Environmental Health and Social Justice

    By R. Scott Frey

    Countries in the West regularly export their environmental harms – dumping heavy metals and greenhouse gases, for instance – to countries with (often fast) developing economies. These practices may seem beneficial to both the core and the periphery, providing jobs and investment in the latter,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Children and the Geography of Violence: Why Space and Place Matter book cover

    Children and the Geography of Violence

    Why Space and Place Matter

    By Sheridan Bartlett

    Violence sabotages development, both children’s development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and exerts an insidious influence at every level. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Hunger and Poverty in South Africa: The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity book cover

    Hunger and Poverty in South Africa

    The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity

    By Jacqueline Hanoman

    Hunger and Poverty in South Africa: The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity explores food insecurity as an issue of socioeconomic, political, cultural and environmental inequity and inequality. Based on extensive original research in Free State Province, South Africa, the book explores how people…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States: The Case of Timor-Leste book cover

    Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States

    The Case of Timor-Leste

    By Monica Costa

    A growing number of governments have made commitments to achieving gender equality and women's rights, with many using gender responsive budgeting (GRB) to allocate resources for the delivery of economic policy and governance that benefit men and women equally. At a time when GRB is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • The Political Economy of HIV in Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of HIV in Africa

    Edited by Deborah Johnston, Kevin Deane, Matteo Rizzo

    Biomedical revolutions seem to have radically altered the environment for HIV transmission: anti-retrovirals (ARVs) and drugs to reduce mother-to-child transmission promise to cut HIV transmission rates, as does male medical circumcision. However, the hopeful messages of UNAIDS are tempered with…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Governance and Knowledge: The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas book cover

    Governance and Knowledge

    The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas

    Edited by Helge Hveem, Carl Henrik Knutsen

    This book examines the politics of technology, and provides a detailed analysis of developments and debates within the European Union, international trade and governance. An important empirical contribution to the literature on the relations between politics and technology, this volume contains…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • Community Management of Rural Water Supply: Case Studies of Success from India book cover

    Community Management of Rural Water Supply

    Case Studies of Success from India

    By Paul Hutchings, Richard Franceys, Stef Smits, Snehalatha Mekala

    The supply of reliable and safe water is a key challenge for developing countries, particularly India. Community management has long been the declared model for rural water supply and is recognised to be critical for its implementation and success. Based on 20 detailed successful…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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