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  • Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective

    By Matthew Cotton

    This book presents a critical policy analysis of the issue of radioactive waste management in the United Kingdom, with an emphasis on how lessons learned from this case can be applied internationally, specifically to similar waste management processes in the USA and Canada. The first part provides…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster

    Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Edited by Paul Bacon, Christopher Hobson

    Japan has been one of the most important international sponsors of human security, yet the concept has hitherto not been considered relevant to the Japanese domestic context. This book applies the human security approach to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal

    By Andrew Newman, Gerry Nagtzaam

    The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Energy Security and Cooperation in Eurasia

    Power, profits and politics

    By Ekaterina Svyatets

    Why are bilateral relations, especially in the area of energy security, so different in the cases of U.S.-Russia, U.S.-Azerbaijan, and Russia-Germany energy deals? Why do some states find common ground despite differences, while others, with all the seemingly favourable conditions, are sinking into…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • The Nature of the Firm in the Oil Industry

    International Oil Companies in Global Business

    By Basak Beyazay

    Firm-to-firm relationships, along with the overall structure of industry, have changed markedly over the past decades. Replacing the model of vertical integration with one of global business, firms have started to outsource more by using a wider global network. At the same time, they have begun to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment

    The Case of India

    By Manu V. Mathai

    Nuclear power is often characterized as a "green technology." Technologies are rarely, if ever, socially isolated artefacts. Instead, they materially represent an embodiment of values and priorities. Nuclear power is no different. It is a product of a particular political economy and the question…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Energy Security and Natural Gas Markets in Europe

    Lessons from the EU and the United States

    By Tim Boersma

    Moving beyond most conventional thinking about energy security in Europe which revolves around stability of supplies and the reliability of suppliers, this book presents the history of European policy-making regarding energy resources, including recent controversies about shale gas and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • South Asia's Nuclear Security

    By Bhumitra Chakma

    South Asia is often viewed as a potential nuclear flashpoint and a probable source of nuclear terrorism. But, how valid are such perceptions? This book seeks to address this question and assesses the region’s nuclear security from two principal standpoints. First, it evaluates the robustness of the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • The World After Cheap Oil

    By Rauli Partanen, Harri Paloheimo, Heikki Waris

    Substantial evidence suggests that we are currently living at the peak of oil production with few prospects for cheap oil ever returning. Yet the media, politicians and regular people have hardly started to talk about what this means. Oil literally runs our societies from transportation to food…

    Paperback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge

  • Oiling the Urban Economy

    Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    This book presents a critical analysis of the ‘resource curse’ doctrine and a review of the international evidence on oil and urban development to examine the role of oil on property development and rights in West Africa’s new oil metropolis - Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. It seeks answers to the…

    Hardback – 2014-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change

    By Mark Diesendorf

    Renewable energy expert Mark Diesendorf issues a powerful challenge in this clear and comprehensive guide to the technology and policies we need to adopt to ensure an ecologically sustainable energy future for the planet. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change brings together the science,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23
    Routledge

  • Ownership and Control of Oil

    Explaining Policy Choices across Producing Countries

    By Bianca Sarbu

    Ownership and Control of Oil examines government decisions about how much control to exert over the petroleum industry, focusing on the role of National Oil Companies in the production of crude oil since the nationalizations in the 1970s. What are the motives for which some producing states opt…

    Hardback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge

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