Development Studies: Environment & the Developing World

  • 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 – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • The Nuclear Power Decisions: British Policies, 1953-78 book cover

    The Nuclear Power Decisions

    British Policies, 1953-78, 1st Edition

    By Roger Williams

    Originally published in 1980. More so than any other energy resource, nuclear power has the capacity to provide much of our energy needs but is highly controversial. This book discusses the major British decisions in the civil nuclear field, and the way they were made, between 1953 and 1978. It…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Priorities in Nuclear Technology: Program Prosperity and Decay in the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1956-1971 book cover

    Priorities in Nuclear Technology

    Program Prosperity and Decay in the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1956-1971, 1st Edition

    By Irvin C. Bupp

    Originally published in 1988. This book considers why some public policies succeed and others do not. It looks at the entrepreneurial process that creates public policies and examines whether they prosper or falter because of their political consequences. The programs and personnel of the Atomic…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Nuclear Power in India: A Comparative Analysis book cover

    Nuclear Power in India

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By David Hart

    Originally published in 1983. The Indian nuclear power programme, both the earliest in the Third World and also one of the most comprehensive, is an important and instructive subject for a wide-ranging and detailed study. This book examines the origins and rationale of the Indian programme in the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Coal in Britain book cover

    Coal in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Manners

    Originally published in 1981. Examining in detail the best evidence on the likely level of domestic and overseas demand for British coal over the following 20 years, this study raised questions about the declared development and investment strategy of the National Coal Board. It exposes a central…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Country Frameworks for Development Displacement and Resettlement: Reducing Risk, Building Resilience book cover

    Country Frameworks for Development Displacement and Resettlement

    Reducing Risk, Building Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    The problem of escalating population displacement demands global attention and country co-ordination. This book investigates the particular issue of development-induced displacement, whereby land is seized or restricted by the state for the purposes of development projects. Those displaced by these…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Water Conflicts in Northeast India book cover

    Water Conflicts in Northeast India

    1st Edition

    Edited by K. J. Joy, Partha J. Das, Gorky Chakraborty, Chandan Mahanta, Suhas Paranjape, Shruti Vispute

    Northeast India, apart from being the rainiest in India, is drained by two large river systems of the world – the Brahmaputra and the Barak (Meghna) – both transnational rivers cutting across bordering countries. The region, known for its rich water resources, has been witnessing an increasing…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    During the last few decades, China has accomplished unprecedented economic growth and has emerged as the second largest economy in the world. This ‘economic miracle’ has led hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but has also come at a high cost. Environmental degradation and the impact of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel: Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter book cover

    Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel

    Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter, 1st Edition

    By Victoria van der Land

    The West African Sahel is predicted to be heavily affected by climate change in the future. Slow-onset environmental changes, such as increasing rainfall variability and rising temperature, are presumed to worsen the livelihood conditions and to increase the out-migration from the affected regions.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Low-Carbon Transitions (Open Access): Understanding Risks and Uncertainties book cover

    Narratives of Low-Carbon Transitions (Open Access)

    Understanding Risks and Uncertainties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Hanger-Kopp, Jenny Lieu, Alexandros Nikas

    "The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429458781, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license."  This book examines the uncertainties underlying various strategies for a low-carbon future. Most…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • The Green Leap to an Inclusive Economy book cover

    The Green Leap to an Inclusive Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Casado Caneque, Stuart L. Hart

    In The Green Leap to an Inclusive Economy, two leading thinkers, Stuart L. Hart and Fernando Casado Cañeque, challenge head on the two biggest issues facing humanity and the planet today: Inequality and Environmental Degradation. They present the new design thinking required for a more inclusive…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Africa's Critical Choices: A Call for a Pan-African Roadmap book cover

    Africa's Critical Choices

    A Call for a Pan-African Roadmap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dunod Editeur

    This volume examines contemporary Africa, a vast continent which, while entering the era of globalization, is also confronted by a number of issues, including the environment and climate change, demographics, trade issues, internal and external migration, education, economic Issues, governance, and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Europa Regional Perspectives

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