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  • Energy Economics

    By Peter M. Schwarz

    With interest in topics such as climate change, energy security, and alternative energy sources being at an all-time high, the effects of today's decisions now rest on the shoulders of future generations. There are no easy answers to our energy issues, so costs and benefits must be considered when…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment

    Edited by Brian P. McCullough, Timothy B. Kellison

    The natural environment is a central issue in both academic and wider societal discourse. The global sport industry is not immune from this discussion and has to confront its responsibility to reduce its impact on the natural environment. This book goes further than any other in surveying both the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    Edited by Michael Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Mike Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Governance in the Extractive Industries

    Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation

    Edited by Lori Leonard, Siba Grovogui

    Greater understanding of the forms and consequences of investment and disinvestment in the extractive industries is required as a result of capitalist expansion, recent declines in global commodity prices, and claims that extractive sector projects, especially in the global south, are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Fashion Entrepreneurship

    The Creation of the Global Fashion Business

    By Neri Karra

    The fashion business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive and express ourselves in our environment. The brands and the firms that shaped this industry have, in many ways, defined the fashion business. This book provides the first authoritative history of the global fashion industry,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Strategic Fashion Management

    Concepts, Models and Strategies for Competitive Advantage

    By Ranjit Thind

    Strategic Fashion Management is a highly accessible book providing a unique look into the strategic drivers of the dynamic and ever growing fashion industry. Derived from the knowledge gap in quality strategic fashion management literature, this book blends theory with a variety of examples and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • The Opportunity of Bioelectricity

    By Johan Albrecht

    All electricity generation technologies have advantages and disadvantages and biomass electricity is no different. The use of biomass in the energy sector is a major opportunity for low-income and emerging economies with large biomass supply potentials. Harvesting biomass is labour-intensive while…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Hairdressing and Barbering: Level 1

    The Interactive Textbook, 2nd Edition

    By Charlotte Church, Alison Read

    For Level 1 Hairdressing students on NVQ, SVQ and VRQ courses. A genuinely new and innovative way for students to study hairdressing, this new textbook is supported with extensive multimedia material and activities at no extra cost. Some books include a few videos and basic materials, but this…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling

    Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data

    Edited by Cesar Ducruet

    Shipping flows – maritime ‘footprints’ – remain underexplored in the existing literature despite the crucial importance of freight transport for global trade and economic development. Additionally, decision-makers lack a comprehensive view on how shipping flows can be measured, analyzed, and mapped…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

  • The Globalisation of Indian Business

    Cross border Mergers and Acquisitions in Indian Manufacturing

    By Beena Saraswathy

    There are a good number of studies in the Indian context, which have examined the general trends in post-merger performance. However, this is the first book to attempt an analysis of the aforementioned issues, (that is, impact on technological performance, production efficiency and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Economics of Business and Industry

  • Managing China's Energy Sector

    Between the Market and the State

    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Malcolm Warner

    Since China has now become the world’s largest energy consumer, its energy sector has understandably huge implications for the global economy. This book examines the transformation of China’s conventional and renewable energy sectors, with special attention to state-business relations. Two studies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Resource Security and Corporate Governance

    The Globalisation of China’s Natural Resources Companies

    Edited by Xinting Jia, Roman Tomasic

    China’s phenomenal economic growth in the past 30 years has witnessed the rise of its global natural resources companies. At the same time, the emerging of a middle class in China and their desire to improve living standards including better dwelling conditions, better health and nutrition, has…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

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