Development Studies: Health & Development

  • Social Security for the Elderly: Experiences from South Asia book cover

    Social Security for the Elderly

    Experiences from South Asia, 1st Edition

    By S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines their fiscal implications for the economy and society.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Crises, Conflict and Disability: Ensuring Equality book cover

    Crises, Conflict and Disability

    Ensuring Equality, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Mitchell, Valerie Karr

    People with disabilities are among the most adversely affected during conflict situations or when natural disasters strike. They experience higher mortality rates, have fewer available resources and less access to help, especially in refugee camps, as well as in post-disaster environments. Already…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia book cover

    Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Deepta Chopra

    This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability book cover

    Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Hunt, Tony Gray

    The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability. Accountability encompasses monitoring, review and redress at the local, national and international levels. The book's context…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Hungry People and Empty Lands: An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions book cover

    Hungry People and Empty Lands

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    First published in 1954, this reissue deals with the problem of international tensions arising from demographic and fertility differences, with special reference to such heavily populated Asian countries as China, Japan and India.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Population and Development: High and Low Fertility in Poorer Countries book cover

    Population and Development

    High and Low Fertility in Poorer Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Hawthorn

    First published in 1978, this book explores the vital global issue of high and low fertility in poorer countries through a series of case studies by contemporary experts in the fields of development and demography. These studies examine such issues as: the relations between fertility rates and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Child Hunger and Human Rights: International Governance book cover

    Child Hunger and Human Rights

    International Governance, 1st Edition

    By Clair Apodaca

    Child Hunger and Human Rights: International Governance applies the human rights theory of legal obligation to the problem of child malnutrition and investigates whether duty-bearers have fulfilled their obligations to protect, respect and provide. This book includes moral, economic, political and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Reconfiguring Global Health Innovation book cover

    Reconfiguring Global Health Innovation

    1st Edition

    By Padmashree Gehl Sampath

    Reconfiguring Global Health Innovation presents the findings of multi-year research, contrasting experiences of different latecomer countries in building health innovation systems to cater to local needs. It analyses the emerging industrial structures in health innovation as more and more latecomer…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Infant Mortality, Population Growth and Family Planning in India: An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions book cover

    Infant Mortality, Population Growth and Family Planning in India

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    First published in 1972, this reissue deals with the crucial issue of population explosion, one of the most crucial problems facing the contemporary developing world. Written by a world-renowned demographer and family planning specialist, the book deals specifically with the Indian experience.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet book cover

    Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Frances Garrett

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Economics and HIV: The Sickness of Economics book cover

    Economics and HIV

    The Sickness of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Johnston

    Economics has largely failed to provide useful insights on the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The inability of a dominant branch of social science to assist in understanding an illness with significant social, economic and emotional effects is a serious failing in its own right. Moreover, the inadequacy in its…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

  • Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia book cover

    Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia

    1st Edition

    By Meghann Ormond

    International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon. With many of the countries currently being promoted as IMT destinations located in the ‘developing’ world, IMT poses a significant challenge to popular assumptions…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

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