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  • Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    By Candace Johnson

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples

    From Colonization to Self-Rule

    By Ahsan Ullah, Ronald Labonté, Arne Ruckert

    This volume explores the gap in health status between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples, providing a comparative assessment of socio-economic and health indicators for indigenous peoples, government policies, and the ways in which indigenous peoples have been resisting and adapting to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Pathogen removal using saturated sand columns supplemented with hydrochar

    By Jae Wook Chung

    Lack of clean water is one of the most important public health challenges in less developed communities. Due to insufficient financial and technical resources in places in need, development of low-cost water treatment technologies can play a key role in sustainable water provision. In this context,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge India

  • Crises, Conflict and Disability

    Ensuring Equality

    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 Advances in Disability Studies

  • Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    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 Explorations in Development Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability

    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

  • Hungry People and Empty Lands

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    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

  • Population and Development

    High and Low Fertility in Poorer Countries

    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

  • Child Hunger and Human Rights

    International Governance

    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

  • Reconfiguring Global Health Innovation

    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

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