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  • Development and Large-scale mining in the Asia-Pacific: Unearthing Development book cover

    Development and Large-scale mining in the Asia-Pacific

    Unearthing Development, 1st Edition

    By Glenn Banks

    Large-scale mining is one of the most controversial contemporary development enterprises in the Asia-Pacific. Despite a number of high-profile social, environmental and human rights controversies connected with the mining industry, it continues to be an integral part of the economies and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • The Cultural Turn in International Aid: Impacts and Challenges for Heritage and the Creative Industries book cover

    The Cultural Turn in International Aid

    Impacts and Challenges for Heritage and the Creative Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Labadi

    The Cultural Turn in International Aid is one of the first volumes to analyse a wide and comprehensive range of issues related to culture and international aid in a critical and constructive manner. Assessing why international aid is provided for cultural projects, rather than for other causes…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Property Rights from Below: Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement book cover

    Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Olivier De Schutter

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property rights over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Ragged Trousered NGOs: Development Work under Neoliberalism book cover

    Ragged Trousered NGOs

    Development Work under Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles Buxton

    Ragged Trousered NGOs is a compelling insider account of the NGO sector and wider civil society over the past 40 years, examining how and why people take collective action and engage in social development projects. The book explores different organisational and methodological aspects of NGO work…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 

  • Routledge Library Editions: Natural Resources book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Natural Resources

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1961 and 1990, this set of 12 books offers a selection of scholarship on the history of natural resources. Many of the titles discuss the nuclear power debate from various angles while others look at coal, or resources and energy in the third world.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

  • Nuclear Power: Today and Tomorrow book cover

    Nuclear Power

    Today and Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Jay

    Originally published in 1961. This book gives the layman a better understanding of the nature of nuclear power and explains some of the major problems which have to be overcome in making practical use of it. It is concerned mainly with the different kinds of nuclear reactors - their underlying…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

  • The Nuclear Power Debate: A Guide to the Literature book cover

    The Nuclear Power Debate

    A Guide to the Literature, 1st Edition

    By Jerry W. Mansfield

    Originally published in 1984. This annotated bibliography will serve as a starting point for information on the issue of nuclear power. Arranged for easy use into three sections – Pro-Nuclear, Anti-Nuclear, and Neutral – the book cites over a hundred of the most important books on the subject,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

  • Nuclear Power: Siting and Safety book cover

    Nuclear Power

    Siting and Safety, 1st Edition

    By Stan Openshaw

    Originally published in 1986. Nuclear power is now regarded as essential to survival in the twenty-first century. But the safety of nuclear power stations is a highly controversial topic, and where they will be sited is a most vital question. In this independent critique, based on four years of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

  • Nuclear Decommissioning and Society: Public Links to a New Technology book cover

    Nuclear Decommissioning and Society

    Public Links to a New Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin J. Pasqualetti

    Originally published in 1990. This book argues that a better understanding of the social impact of decommissioning - in areas such as jobs, waste, economics, opinion, law, public policy, land-use and legacies - is vital to the successful application of any technical solution. The issues raised are…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

  • The American Nuclear Power Industry: A Handbook book cover

    The American Nuclear Power Industry

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    By William A. Pearman, Philip Starr

    Originally published in 1985. This book examines the scope of the industry and also focuses on issues relevant to it, divided into three sections: an overview of the American nuclear power industry, an examination of the nuclear power plant licensing process and issues that face the nuclear…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

  • Nuclear Power, Man and the Environment book cover

    Nuclear Power, Man and the Environment

    1st Edition

    By R. J. Pentreath

    Originally published in 1980. A clear understanding of how radioactivity moves through the environment is essential to discussions on nuclear power. This book describes, in didactic rather than polemic style, the nature of radioactivity, how it arises in the day-to-day running of nuclear reactors,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

  • Primary Resources and Energy in the Third World book cover

    Primary Resources and Energy in the Third World

    1st Edition

    By John Soussan

    Originally published in 1988. In this clear yet stimulating introductory text John Soussan explores the issues and arguments involved using a variety of case studies from across the Third World, including the tin mining industry, Rio Tinto-Zinc and fuelwood in Kenya.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 

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