1st Edition

Natural Resources
Allocation, Economics and Policy





ISBN 9781138081635
Published April 24, 2019 by Routledge
518 Pages

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Book Description

In this book, first published in 1990, Judith Rees considers the spatial distribution of resource availability, development and consumption, and the distribution of resource-generated wealth and welfare. Showing that there are no simple answers, she analyses the complex interactions between economic forces, administrative structures and political institutions. This well-structured text is essential reading for upper-level students in geography, environmental planning, economics and resource management.

Table of Contents

List of Plates;  List of Figures;  List of Tables;  Preface and Acknowledgements;  Preface to Second Edition;  1. Introduction  2. Natural Resources: Their Nature and Scarcity  3. Minerals: Distribution, Production and Economics  4. The Performance of the Mineral Production Process  5. Public Intervention in the Minerals Sector  6. Renewable Resources: The Diversity of Perspectives  7. The Allocation of Renewable Resource Flows: Economic Perspectives and Mechanisms  8. Evaluating Conservation and Flaw Augmentation Decisions  9. The Policy and Practice of Renewable Resource Management  10. Muddling Through, Social Revolution or Ecocatastrophe?  11. Postscript: The Search for Sustainability;  References;  References for Second Edition;  Author Index;  Subject Index

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