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  • Automotive Scrap Recycling

    Processes, Prices and Prospects

    By James. W Sawyer

    Automotive Scrap Recycling provides a qualitative description of the steel scrap industry by focussing on its largest segment: conversion of obsolete cars into steel scrap. Originally published in1974, this report covers issues such as the structure of the industry and quality problems with scrap…

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  • Safe Drinking Water

    Current and Future Problems

    Edited by Clifford S. Russell

    Originally published in 1978, this volume addresses the scientific, economic, and administrative aspects of the public policy problem raised by the United States’ Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. In this collection of papers, the authors examine the various problems presented by drinking…

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  • Current Issues in Natural Resource Policy

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    This volume offers an objective view of some of the most critical issues in natural resources. Written in nontechnical language, it uses ideas drawn from economics to look at the issues, examine how government laws and policies have caused some of them arise, and to find ways in which problems can…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04 
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  • International Comparisons of Energy Consumption

    Edited by Joy Dunkerley

    Originally published in 1978, this report summarises the results of a workshop on why energy consumption is much higher in the United States than other industrialised countries with similar living standards. The papers included in the workshop make interesting comparisons between countries such as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04 
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  • Resource and Environmental Effects of U.S. Agriculture

    By Pierre R. Crosson, Sterling Brubaker

    Originally published in 1982, this report explores long-term trends in demand for U.S. agricultural production, energy prices and agricultural technologies and their effect on natural resources such as land and water in the United States. Crosson and Brubaker also discuss possible policy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03 
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  • The Nation Looks at its Resources

    Edited by Henry Jarrett

    The Nation Looks at its Resources records the key points of the Mid-Century Conference on Resources for the Future held in Washington in 1953. Originally published in 1954, this report reveals the concern felt by those attending the conference about the mounting pressure on our resources from the…

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  • World Mineral Trends and U.S. Supply Problems

    By Leonard L. Fischman

    Even though the United States relies heavily on imports for many non-fuel minerals, mineral supply has played only a small role in foreign policy since World War II. Originally published in 1980, this report investigates seven major non-fuel minerals in relation to long-term potential supply and…

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  • Reform of Metropolitan Governments

    By Steven P. Erie, John J. Kirlin, Francine F. Rabinovitz, Lance Liebman, Charles M. Haar

    Originally published in 1972, this study aims to explore governmental interaction with people and publics interests and institutions in Metropolitan America. These papers discuss issues of how governance can be improved and the federal role in Metropolitanism as well as suggesting ways in which…

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  • Controlling Asbestos in Buildings

    An Economic Investigation

    By Donald N. Dewees

    Asbestos dust is well-known for causing cancer and other life-threatening illnesses yet still contaminates countless schools, factories and office buildings. This raises the issue of the best way to deal with Asbestos; immediate removal, containment or removal at renovation or demolition.…

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  • Global Development and the Environment

    Perspectives on Sustainability

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter

    In preparation for the United Nation’s Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, this study aimed to detail enduring environmental issues that might or might not have been considered at the conference. Originally published earlier that year, Global Development and…

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  • Opposition in Western Europe

    Edited by Eva Kolinsky

    This book, first published in 1987, analysed the state and changing nature of political opposition in Western Europe at the time. For each country covered, it discusses the concept of opposition and the approach adopted by opposition parties. It explores the institutional framework that was in…

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  • Prospects for the National Health

    Edited by Paul Atkinson, Robert Dingwall, Anne Murcott

    The British National Health Service celebrated its thirtieth birthday in 1978. A Royal Commission was set up to consider the role of the National Health Service, and it is the debates that surrounded this Royal Commission that form the basis for the twelve topics covered by this book. The economic…

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  • Shared Space: Divided Space

    Essays on Conflict and Territorial Organization

    Edited by Michael Chisholm, David M. Smith

    This specially commissioned volume of original essays, first published in 1990, provides a unique view of conflict, territorial behaviour and reconciliation between groups – social, racial, religious and nationalist – within states in both the developed and the developing worlds. The volume as a…

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  • Plots and Paranoia

    A History of Political Espionage in Britain 1790-1988

    By Bernard Porter

    Britain’s secret state exists to protect her from ‘enemies within’. It has always aroused controversy; on the one hand it is credited with preventing wars, revolutions and terrorism and on the other it is accused of subverting democratically elected governments and luring innocents to death. What…

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  • The Marxist Philosophy and the Sciences

    By J. B. S. Haldane

    This book, first published in 1938, is based upon the Muirhead lectures on political philosophy delivered in the University of Birmingham in January and February of 1938. This title was intended to be of interest to students and scientific workers in the belief that Marxism will prove valuable to…

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  • Everything Has a History

    By J. B. S. Haldane

    In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme is that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history. Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and zoology, but includes a variety of other topics, including…

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  • Heredity and Politics

    By J. B. S. Haldane

    This book, first published in 1938, is based on the Muirhead Lectures given at Birmingham University in February and March of 1937. The first half of this book is mainly devoted to an exposition of the principles of genetics, whilst the second half deals with more controversial topics, with the…

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  • The Changing Pattern of Employment

    Regional Specialisation and Industrial Localisation in Britain

    By Michael Chisholm, Jim Oeppen

    This title, first published in 1973, covers the period of 1959 to 1968. The study suggests that government policies had very little effect on the employment structures of the sub-regions at this time, despite government intervention and policy objectives in Great Britain to reduce levels of…

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  • Securing Democracy

    Political Parties and Democratic Consolidation in Southern Europe

    Edited by Geoffrey Pridham

    When this book first published in 1990, several ‘new’ democracies were emerging in Southern Europe. Italy, Portugal, Spain and Greece were generally seen as conforming to the western European model of liberal democracy. But the process of democratization is a gradual one, and each national…

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  • Transnational Party Co-operation and European Integration

    The Process Towards Direct Elections

    By Geoffrey Pridham, Pippa Pridham

    In this book, first published in 1981, the authors trace and analyse the growth of transnational party co-operation and the factors important to it during the years before and immediately following direct elections. They recognise three major dimensions of transnational co-operation: the…

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  • The Nature of the Italian Party System

    A Regional Case Study

    By Geoffrey Pridham

    This study, first published in 1981, focuses on a single region of Italy – Tuscany, and examines the internal and external relationships of the parties, their evolution and their roles in the years 1975-1980. Looking in depth and detail at the activity of the parties in Tuscany, the book identifies…

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  • Experimental Analysis of Development

    By Bernhard Dürken

    This book, first published in English in 1932, serves as an introduction to experimental embryology. This title, while covering in-depth the field of investigation, presents the general issues surrounding this particular study rather than just providing an analysis of particular results. This title…

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  • U.S.-Canadian Agricultural Trade Challenges

    Developing Common Approaches

    Edited by Kristen Allen, Katie Macmillan

    The Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada was established in 1988 despite the U.S.’s controversial proposal to eliminate trade-distorting government subsidies to agriculture. Originally published in 1988, this volume brings together a collection of essays which identify and…

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  • The Politics of Environmental Reform

    Controlling Kentucky Strip Mining

    By Marc Karnis Landy

    The Politics of Environmental Reform demonstrates how environmental laws affect local governments with Kentucky strip mining as its core example. Originally published in 1976, Landy’s research into environmental legislation in a state whose economy relies on the coal industry can easily be applied…

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  • The Pesticide Problem

    An Economic Approach to Public Policy

    By J.C. Headley, J.N. Lewis

    The widespread use of chemicals to control pests has resulted in adverse effects for both wildlife and humans. Originally published in 1967, this title seeks to clearly explain the key issues for understanding public policy in the pesticide problem. Authors Headley and Lewis provide simple…

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  • Technology Options for Electricity Generation

    Economic and Environmental Factors

    By Hadi Dowlatabadi, Michael A. Toman

    Environmental constraints and market uncertainties create new challenges for electricity generation. In this title, originally published in 1991, the authors present a simulation model with a capability for highly detailed activity to identify cost-minimising investment options under different…

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  • Competition for Wetlands in the Midwest

    An Economic Analysis

    By Jon H. Goldstein

    In the Midwest, wetlands can be seen as a nuisance to farmers as they can severely increase production costs. Wetlands are however are a major part of ecology for migratory waterfowl and drainage of these wetlands could have dire consequences on the population of waterfowl as well as other wildlife…

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  • World Mineral Exploration

    Trends and Economic Issues

    Edited by John E. Tilton, Roderick G. Eggert, Hans H. Landsberg

    Mineral exploration is an economic activity of worldwide importance. This volume, originally published in 1988, makes a substantial contribution to the understanding of mineral exploration and the major economic, political, and geologic forces that govern it. Some chapters examine the behaviour and…

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  • Appendix to the Rice Economy of Asia

    By Beth Rose

    Originally published in 1985, Beth Rose’s Appendix to the Rice Economy of Asia provides twenty-six tables detailing various rice statistics across Asia from the beginning of the twentieth century through to the 1980’s. Statistics presented include; total crop area, rice production and yield, import…

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  • Managing Ash from Municipal Waste Incinerators

    By Alyce M. Ujihara, Michael Gough

    Originally published in 1989, this report deals with issues surrounding ash residues produced by municipal waste combustors. Spurred by huge disagreements over the environmental risks that these ash residues posed; Managing Ash from Municipal Waste Incinerators attempts to shed light on the debates…

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  • Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China

    The Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China details the environmental laws, regulations and standards in China for those enforcing and creating environmental policy as it stood in the early 1990’s. Originally published in English in 1994, this translation aims to illuminate an…

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  • Land Economics Research

    Edited by Joseph Ackerman, Marion Clawson, Marshall Harris

    Originally published in 1962, Land Economics Research brings together papers presented at a symposium in Nebraska in 1961 which deal with ideas, theories and suggestions in land economics to encourage problem-solving in American land issues. This report draws on all types of land, all situations…

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  • Reform as Reorganization

    By Royce Hanson, Julius Margolis, Melvin R. Levin, William Letwin

    As the fourth report in a series on the Governance of Metropolitan Areas, Reform as Reorganization explores the welfare and development of metropolitan America in terms of political reorganization. Originally published in 1974, this study reflects on metropolitan problems and governmental structure…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
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  • Using Economic Incentives to Regulate Toxic Substances

    By Molly K. Macauley, Michael D. Bowes, Karen L. Palmer

    Using case studies, the authors evaluate the potential attractiveness of incentive-based policies for the regulation of four specific toxic substances: chlorinated solvents, formaldehyde, cadmium, and brominated flame retardants. Originally published in 1992, the authors provide a compelling…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
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  • Forest Policy for the Future

    Conflict, Compromise, Consensus

    Edited by Marion Clawson

    The use and management of forests in the United States, especially the public owned ones, have been the focus of considerable controversy. First published in 1974, this volume, a collection of papers originally delivered at the RFF Forest Policy Forum, explores alternative forest management…

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  • The Management of Schistosomiasis

    By Patricia L. Rosenfield

    One of the major considerations of any environmental resource project must be the effect on human well-being; originally published in 1979, this study aims to deal specifically with the transmission of Schistosomiasis as a human environmental impact. Due to its relationship with water,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
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  • Environmental Quality Management

    An Application to the Lower Delaware Valley

    By Walter O. Spofford Jr., Clifford S. Russell, Robert A. Kelly

    Environmental Quality Management provides a quantitative analysis of regional residuals environmental quality management in the Lower Delaware Valley. Originally published in 1976, this study takes a management outlook to discuss new systems such as a non-linear aquatic eco-system model and reaches…

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  • The Economics of the Sulphur Industry

    By Jared E. Hazleton

    Between the 1950’s and 1970’s, the Sulphur industry continued to grow despite occasional shortages and excesses. In this study originally published in 1970, Hazleton focuses on the Frasch sulphur industry to explore issues such as competing sources of sulphur, the possibilities of sulphur being…

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  • Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the…

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  • Inland Waterway Transportation

    Studies in Public and Private Management and Investment Decisions

    By Charles W. Howe, Joseph L. Carroll, Arthur P. Hurter, Jr., William J. Leininger, Steven G. Ramsey, Nancy L. Schwartz, Eugene Silberberg, Robert M. Steinberg

    Inland Waterway Transportation explores how tools of economic analysis can improve the efficiency of both public and private investment in inland waterway transportation. Originally published in 1969, this study investigates how waterway transportation has been affected by public operating policy,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
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  • The Suburban Apartment Boom

    Case Study of a Land Use Problem

    By Max Neutze

    With an increase in urban crises arising from a growing population and rising affluence, and the inadequacy of conventional theories to predict the future states of the environment, Resources for the Future laid out a series of studies on the resource base of the urban environment. Originally…

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  • Changing Resource Problems of the Fourth World

    Edited by Ronald G. Ridker

    Climbing food, fertiliser and mineral prices as well as the Arab oil embargo in the seventies had severe economic consequences in developing countries. Originally published in 1976, this study explores the effects of these developments in the fourth world and how they can adjust to an international…

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  • Analyzing Superfund

    Economics, Science and Law

    Edited by Richard L. Revesz, Richard B. Stewart

    Originally published in 1995, Analyzing Superfund outlines the key issues of the superfund reauthorization debate in the United States. The Superfund law faced criticism for being wasteful, inefficient and expensive. These papers sought to shed light on this argument in relation to clean-up…

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  • Energy and the Social Sciences

    An Examination of Research Needs

    By Hans H. Landsberg, John J. Schanz, Jr., Sam H. Schurr, Grant P. Thompson

    Originally published in 1974, this report dwells on the problems of meeting global energy demands and the time, effort and knowledge needed to research new energy methods. With rising costs, the uncertainty of supply from the Middle East and concern over the environmental impact of energy products,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-19 
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  • Oil Prices and the Future of OPEC

    The Political Economy of Tension and Stability in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Coutnries

    By Theodore H. Moran

    The policy of the United States and, by extension, that of many oil importing countries, toward OPEC countries is in large part a function of an estimate of the factors that condition oil decisions in exporting countries. In this title, originally published in 1978, Ted Moran examines how immune…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18 
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  • Postwar Trends in U.S. Forest Products Trade

    A Global, National, and Regional View

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Samuel J. Radcliffe

    By the end of World War II, the United States had become well integrated into the world markets for forest products. No longer can domestic prices of forest products be viewed as being wholly determined by domestic demand and supply, nor even by North American supply and demand, but must be viewed…

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  • Freshwater Recreational Fishing

    The National Benefits of Water Pollution Control

    By William J. Vaughan, Clifford S. Russell

    The Federal Water Pollution Control Act, signed into law in 1972, dramatically redirected the nation’s water pollution control efforts and set out ambitious national goals, expressed both in terms of discharge controls and of resulting water quality. Originally published in 1982, this title…

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  • Saving Water in a Desert City

    By William E. Martin, Helen M. Ingram, Nancy K. Laney, Adrian H. Griffin

    This book was stimulated by and sets out to analyse a political battle over water pricing by a municipal system. Originally published in 1984, this title provides improved methods for demand function estimation where block rates are involved, suggests procedures for rational pricing of municipal…

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  • Assessing Surprises and Nonlinearities in Greenhouse Warming

    Proceedings of an Interdisciplinary Workshop

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter, Michael A. Toman

    In 1992, Resources for the Future conducted a workshop concerning the issues of global climate change. This title, originally published in 1993, is a collection of the revised versions of the papers commissioned for the workshop with an added introduction and overview. Each paper emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
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  • The Economics of U.S. Nonindustrial Private Forests

    By Marion Clawson

    The nonindustrial private forests are a large and valuable national resource and the best possible understanding of their characteristics, capabilities, and potentials is useful for the formation of national policy on natural resources. In this title, originally published in 1979, Marion Clawson…

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