Development Studies: Health & Development

  • Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster: Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) book cover

    Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

    Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 1st Edition

    By Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie, May Tan-Mullins

    This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines, the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics: Re-imagining Rights in India book cover

    Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, the book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past 18 years amongst poor Hindu and Muslim…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Understanding Tuberculosis and its Control: Anthropological and Ethnographic Approaches book cover

    Understanding Tuberculosis and its Control

    Anthropological and Ethnographic Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Macdonald, Ian Harper

    Over the last two decades attempts to control the problem of tuberculosis have become increasingly more complex, as countries adopt and adapt to evolving global TB strategies. Significant funding has also increased apace; diagnostic possibilities have evolved; and greater attention is being paid to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa: A Regional Framework for Access book cover

    Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa

    A Regional Framework for Access, 1st Edition

    By Olasupo Ayodeji Owoeye

    A major target of Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 is the elimination of ‘the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases’ and combating ‘hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases’. Intellectual…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Development, Mental Health and Wellbeing book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of International Development, Mental Health and Wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Davidson

    Despite its enormous impact on individuals, families, communities, and economies, globally mental health has always been a low priority, with mental health budgets rarely protected and often the first to be axed in times of austerity. Yet more than 650 million people worldwide are estimated to meet…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Politics, Hierarchy and Public Health: A Data-Based Study book cover

    Politics, Hierarchy and Public Health

    A Data-Based Study, 1st Edition

    By Rodrick Wallace, Deborah Wallace

    Steep socioeconomic (SE) hierarchy in the post-industrial Western society threatens public health because of the physiological consequences of material and psychosocial insecurities and deprivations. Following on from their previous books, the authors continue their exploration of the geography of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

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