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  1. Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster

    Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Edited by Paul Bacon, Christopher Hobson

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Japan has been one of the most important international sponsors of human security, yet the concept has hitherto not been considered relevant to the Japanese domestic context. This book applies the human security approach to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that...

    Published June 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Oiling the Urban Economy

    Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

    This book presents a critical analysis of the ‘resource curse’ doctrine and a review of the international evidence on oil and urban development to examine the role of oil on property development and rights in West Africa’s new oil metropolis - Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. It seeks answers to the...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change

    By Mark Diesendorf

    Renewable energy expert Mark Diesendorf issues a powerful challenge in this clear and comprehensive guide to the technology and policies we need to adopt to ensure an ecologically sustainable energy future for the planet. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change brings together the science,...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ownership and Control of Oil

    Explaining Policy Choices across Producing Countries

    By Bianca Sarbu

    Ownership and Control of Oil examines government decisions about how much control to exert over the petroleum industry, focusing on the role of National Oil Companies in the production of crude oil since the nationalizations in the 1970s. What are the motives for which some producing states opt...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sustainability Principles and Practice

    By Margaret Robertson

    Sustainability Principles and Practice gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Transatlantic Energy Relations

    Convergence or Divergence

    Edited by John R. Deni, Karen Smith Stegen

    Recent upheaval in the global energy system – dramatic increases in demand led largely by developing countries, significant decreases in supply as a result of local or regional conflicts, and the growing nexus between the burning of hydrocarbons and climate change – has unsettled long-held notions...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Russia and the World

    The Internal-External Nexus

    Edited by Natasha Kuhrt

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This volume brings together analyses of key domestic, foreign and security policy issues during the Putin and Medvedev administrations. Indeed, the chapters demonstrate the extent to which domestic and foreign policy issues are inextricably linked, in particular in the domain of security, whether '...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment

    The Case of India

    By Manu V. Mathai

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Nuclear power is often characterized as a "green technology." Technologies are rarely, if ever, socially isolated artefacts. Instead, they materially represent an embodiment of values and priorities. Nuclear power is no different. It is a product of a particular political economy and the question...

    Published January 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Petroleum Conservation in the United States

    An Economic Analysis

    By Stephen Macdonald

    Series: RFF Energy Policy Set

    The author develops an economic framework for analyzing state regulation of oil and gas and concludes that existing regulations fall short of assuring optimum well spacing, production rates, use of associated gas, and exploration. Originally published in 1971....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press