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The last taboo : opening the door on the global sanitation crisis / Maggie Black and Ben Fawcett.

By: Black, Maggie, 1945-.
Contributor(s): Fawcett, Ben.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008Description: xviii, 254 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781844075447 (pbk.); 1844075443 (pbk.); 9781844075430 (hardback); 1844075435 (hardback).Subject(s): Sanitation | Sewage | Communicable disease control | Feces -- Microbiology | Toilet facilities | Waste management -- History | World healthDDC classification: 363.72 BLA Online resources: Book review (H-Net)
Contents:
A short history of the unmentionable -- Runaway urbanization and the rediscovery of filth -- In dignity and health -- Pit stops : the expanding technological menu -- Selling sanitation to new users -- Shitty livelihoods, or what? -- Bringing on the new sanitary revolution.
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Book Book Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Chennai
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-246) and index.

A short history of the unmentionable -- Runaway urbanization and the rediscovery of filth -- In dignity and health -- Pit stops : the expanding technological menu -- Selling sanitation to new users -- Shitty livelihoods, or what? -- Bringing on the new sanitary revolution.

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