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Forthcoming Books

  1. Politics of Oil

    A Survey

    Edited by Bulent Gokay

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    This title presents key information on the oil industry world-wide, and will be of interest to anyone involved in or studying the politics of oil production, processing and selling. Oil has long been at the forefront of political agendas, and with increased tensions in the Middle East, there has...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland

    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...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Commodity Trade and Finance

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Tamvakis

    Series: The Grammenos Library

    What affects the supply of oil? How important is the weather in determining grain prices? Why has the price of copper skyrocketed? This unique book analyses the economics of key commodity groups, including energy, agriculture and metals. It examines the supply/demand fundamentals of several major...

    To Be Published March 23rd 2015 by Informa Law from Routledge

  4. International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security

    By Bjørn-Oliver Magsig

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The world’s freshwater supplies are increasingly threatened by rapidly increasing demand and the impacts of global climate change, but current approaches to transboundary water management are unsustainable and may threaten future global stability and international security. The...

    To Be Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Nuclear Exits

    Countries foregoing the nuclear option

    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...

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Corporate Governance and Resource Security in China

    The Transformation of China's Global Resources Companies

    By Xinting Jia, Roman Tomasic

    Corporate governance has become a household term and investors across the world are demanding more transparency and accountability from controllers of listed corporations. The current resources boom that has been driven by soaring demand from China has brought China’s listed resources companies...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance

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

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    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...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Post-Petroleum Design

    By George Elvin

    Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the world’s leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mountain Movers

    Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change

    By Daniel M. Franks

    Mining has historically had a poor image for environmental degradation, pollution and worker relations. In recent years the mining industry as a whole has embraced the concept of sustainable and equitable development and embarked on an explicit process of change. But how much of this rhetoric has...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge