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  • The Price Reporters

    A Guide to PRAs and Commodity Benchmarks, 1st Edition

    By Owain Johnson

    Every consumer in a modern economy is indirectly exposed to the work of a price reporting agency (PRA) each time they fill up their car, take a flight or switch on a light, and yet the general public is completely unaware of the existence of PRAs. Firms like Platts, Argus and ICIS, which are…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The sign that ‘Africa is on Sale’ has been appearing with regular frequency in major newspaper accounts across the world, indicating that large amounts/expanses of Africa’s rich farmlands are being sold to transnational investors, usually on long-term leases, at a rate not seen in decades – indeed…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    1st Edition

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Smith, Keith Porter, Kevin Hiscock, Mary Jane Porter, David Benson

    The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Managing China's Energy Sector

    Between the Market and the State, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Everyday Energy Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Citizens’ Needs, Entitlements and Struggles for Access, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Gullette, Jeanne Féaux de la Croix

    The perception of Central Asia and its place in the world has come to be shaped by its large oil and gas reserves. Literature on energy in the region has thus largely focused on related geopolitical issues and national policies. However, little is known about citizens’ needs within this broader…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Eco-Innovation and Sustainability Management

    1st Edition

    By Bart Bossink

    Sustainability is a phenomenon that must be pursued in a complex system of interrelated elements of business, society, and ecology. It is important to gain an understanding of these elements, the interplay between them, and the behavior of the system. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Coal-Mining Women in Japan

    Heavy Burdens, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management, 1st Edition

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Russia–Iran Relations Since the End of the Cold War

    1st Edition

    By Eric D. Moore

    This book presents a comprehensive, systematic analysis of Russia– Iran relations in the period following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. It discusses the key areas – such as trade, arms sales, nuclear developments, and potential areas of friction in the Caspian Sea – where co-operation…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Nuclear Exits

    Countries foregoing the nuclear option, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ilkka Taipale, Vappu Taipale

    Many countries have the capacity to construct nuclear weapons - even relatively poor and small ones, as the North Korean example shows us. So far, only one country - South Africa – has voluntarily given up its nuclear weapons programme. Three others - Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus - gave up the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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