Development Studies: Book Series

Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

Reissuing works originally published between 1961 and 1990, this set of 12 books offers a selection of scholarship on the history of natural resources used for energy provision. 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.

  • Nuclear Power in Crisis

    Politics and Planning for the Nuclear State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Blowers, David Pepper

    Originally published in 1987. The Chernobyl disaster intensified the whole debate on the nuclear power industry. There was great public concern about the industry regulation, about the siting of nuclear facilities, including the dumping of nuclear waste, and about the alleged secretiveness of the…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

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

  • 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…

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  • 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,…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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,…

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  • 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.…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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