Science & Resources

Prospects and Implications of Technological Advance

By Henry Jarrett

© 2011 – RFF Press

250 pages

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Hardback: 9781617260667
pub: 2011-01-18
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About the Book

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

'The developers of the plans for the series of lectures from which this book emerged recognized that they were not covering the whole resource field. They were limited to six major topics [Genetics, Weather Modification, Mineral Exploration, Chemical Technology, Nuclear Energy, and Space Exploration]. On the whole their selections were very good. This authoritative, well-written book should prove very popular.' Martin R. Huberty, University of California, Los Angeles

About the Series

RFF Policy and Governance Set

RFF research on policy includes the evaluation of command-and-control and incentive-based policy instruments, the comparative analyses of different regulatory strategies in a variety of settings, and the performance of alternative policy instruments like voluntary measures. The fourteen books in this collection range from theoretical works on the definition and governance of common property to applied studies on the enforcement of pollution control laws.

The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future throughout its nearly 60-year history as the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The Collection offers individuals and institutions the most classic and relevant literature across a range of environmental issues.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL011000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General