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  • Nuclear Power, Man and the Environment

    1st Edition

    By R. J. Pentreath

    Originally published in 1980. A clear understanding of how radioactivity moves through the environment is essential to discussions on nuclear power. This book describes, in didactic rather than polemic style, the nature of radioactivity, how it arises in the day-to-day running of nuclear reactors,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Primary Resources and Energy in the Third World

    1st Edition

    By John Soussan

    Originally published in 1988. In this clear yet stimulating introductory text John Soussan explores the issues and arguments involved using a variety of case studies from across the Third World, including the tin mining industry, Rio Tinto-Zinc and fuelwood in Kenya.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • The Nuclear Power Decisions

    British Policies, 1953-78, 1st Edition

    By Roger Williams

    Originally published in 1980. More so than any other energy resource, nuclear power has the capacity to provide much of our energy needs but is highly controversial. This book discusses the major British decisions in the civil nuclear field, and the way they were made, between 1953 and 1978. It…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Priorities in Nuclear Technology

    Program Prosperity and Decay in the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1956-1971, 1st Edition

    By Irvin C. Bupp

    Originally published in 1988. This book considers why some public policies succeed and others do not. It looks at the entrepreneurial process that creates public policies and examines whether they prosper or falter because of their political consequences. The programs and personnel of the Atomic…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Nuclear Power in India

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By David Hart

    Originally published in 1983. The Indian nuclear power programme, both the earliest in the Third World and also one of the most comprehensive, is an important and instructive subject for a wide-ranging and detailed study. This book examines the origins and rationale of the Indian programme in the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Coal in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Manners

    Originally published in 1981. Examining in detail the best evidence on the likely level of domestic and overseas demand for British coal over the following 20 years, this study raised questions about the declared development and investment strategy of the National Coal Board. It exposes a central…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    During the last few decades, China has accomplished unprecedented economic growth and has emerged as the second largest economy in the world. This ‘economic miracle’ has led hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but has also come at a high cost. Environmental degradation and the impact of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Ecological Living

    1st Edition

    By John Gusdorf

    This book emphasizes how we already have the technologies available, including renewable energy and the ability to recycle most materials, to make ecological living possible and that perceived barriers to energy transitions can be overcome. Human life relies upon two systems: the biosphere and the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics is increasing, motivated by the urgency of climate change, water scarcity, privatization and conflicts over water resources. Water ethics can provide both conceptual perspectives and practical methodologies for identifying outcomes which are…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector, 1st Edition

    By Sara Geenen

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice

    1st Edition

    By Tracey Skillington

    Synonymous with catastrophe and destructive tendencies, the Anthropocene provokes reflection on the limits of existing applications of ideas of responsibility, ecological agency and democratic justice. Youth campaigners, in particular, make emerging insights on the Anthropocene of central…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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