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  • State Mineral Enterprises

    An Investigation into their Impact on International Mineral Markets, 1st Edition

    By Marian Radetzki

    State ownership in mineral industries has increased massively from the 1950’s affecting the world mineral sector greatly. Originally published in 1985, this study analyses the effects this had on the international market covering topics such as state takeovers of mineral firms, price stabilisation…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social and Environmental Disclosure by Chinese Firms

    1st Edition

    By Yingjun Lu, Indra Abeysekera

    This book focuses on the social and environmental disclosure practices of socially responsible Chinese firms by constructing a stakeholder-driven, three-dimensional, disclosure index. It is useful for those who want to learn about corporate social responsibilities in the context of Chinese firms.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Environmental Subsidies to Consumers

    How did they work in the Japanese market?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shigeru Matsumoto

    A typical consumer underestimates the benefits of future energy savings and underinvests in energy efficiency, relative to a description of the socially optimal level of energy efficiency. To alleviate this energy-efficiency gap problem, various programs have been implemented. In recent years, many…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Human Resources in the Urban Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Perlman

    Due to the urbanisation of American society and the economic problems that accompanied it; a series of conferences was held to explore the economics of human resources. Originally published in 1963, this study draws together papers from the first conference dealing mainly with the under-utilisation…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Automotive Scrap Recycling

    Processes, Prices and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By James. W Sawyer

    Automotive Scrap Recycling provides a qualitative description of the steel scrap industry by focussing on its largest segment: conversion of obsolete cars into steel scrap. Originally published in1974, this report covers issues such as the structure of the industry and quality problems with scrap…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond Child's Play

    Sustainable Product Design in the Global Doll-making Industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sally Edward

    Sustainable product design is more than eco design: it goes beyond 'green' to consider the work environment, community impacts, consumer health, and economic viability, as well as environmental attributes. "Beyond Child's Play" explores the concept of sustainable product design in the context of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Unhealthy Work

    Causes, Consequences, Cures, 1st Edition

    By Peter L. Schnall, Marnie Dobson, Ellen Rosskam, Ray H. Elling

    Work, so fundamental to well-being, has its darker and more costly side. Work can adversely affect our health, well beyond the usual counts of injuries that we think of as 'occupational health'. The ways in which work is organized - its pace and intensity, degree of control over the work process,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Series

  • The Economics of the Sulphur Industry

    1st Edition

    By Jared E. Hazleton

    Between the 1950’s and 1970’s, the Sulphur industry continued to grow despite occasional shortages and excesses. In this study originally published in 1970, Hazleton focuses on the Frasch sulphur industry to explore issues such as competing sources of sulphur, the possibilities of sulphur being…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Oil Prices and the Future of OPEC

    The Political Economy of Tension and Stability in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Coutnries, 1st Edition

    By Theodore H. Moran

    The policy of the United States and, by extension, that of many oil importing countries, toward OPEC countries is in large part a function of an estimate of the factors that condition oil decisions in exporting countries. In this title, originally published in 1978, Ted Moran examines how immune…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Postwar Trends in U.S. Forest Products Trade

    A Global, National, and Regional View, 1st Edition

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Samuel J. Radcliffe

    By the end of World War II, the United States had become well integrated into the world markets for forest products. No longer can domestic prices of forest products be viewed as being wholly determined by domestic demand and supply, nor even by North American supply and demand, but must be viewed…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy Modeling

    Art Science Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Milton F. Searl

    In 1973, a seminar was held by Resources for the Future to bring together the new and growing community of scholars researching into the general field of energy modelling. Originally published in the same year, this report gathers together all of the papers presented at that seminar in order to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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