Coal & Solid Fuel Industries Products

  • Mountain Movers

    Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change

    By Daniel M. Franks

    The products of mining are everywhere – if it wasn’t grown, it was mined or drilled. But the mining industry has a chequered past. Pollution, human rights abuses, and corruption have tarnished the reputation of the industry across the globe. Over a decade ago the major mining companies embraced the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • The Coal Question (Routledge Revivals)

    Political Economy and Industrial Change from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day

    By Ben Fine

    The coal industry has always occupied a symbolic place in British economic and political life, inspiring debates and arousing passions throughout the last two centuries. This account of the economics of coal, first published in 1990, is unique in its comprehensive three-part approach. First, Ben…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Coal-Mining Women in Japan

    Heavy Burdens

    By W. Donald Burton

    In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in…

    Hardback – 2014-10-08
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The…

    Hardback – 2014-05-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Chinese Coal Industry

    An Economic History

    By Elspeth Thomson

    The coal industry has been and continues to be of critical importance for China's economic modernization. With its huge labour force, country-wide infrastructure, and vital strategic importance for the economy, the industry presents special problems for reformers, and epitomises the problems of…

    Hardback – 2002-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

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