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New and Published Books

  1. An Economic Geography of Oil (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter R. Odell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    An Economic Geography of Oil, first published in 1963, analyses the reasons behind the spatial distribution of the different sectors of the world oil industry. In the first part of the book, Peter Odell examines the pattern of the world supply of oil, showing the important changes that took place...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Oil and World Power (Routledge Revivals)

    Background to the Oil Crisis

    By Peter R. Odell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The oil industry is the world’s largest commercial enterprise. Its extent is global; international issues are consistently influenced by considerations of oil production and consumption, while the international communications networks of the larger oil companies rival those of many nations. In this...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Economics of the Oceans

    Rights, Rents and Resources

    By Paul Hallwood

    It is an unfortunate truth that our oceans offer valuable resources that are too often used unsustainably. Time and again this is due to the failure of international law to provide a framework for adequate governance. Economics of the Oceans examines this issue and provides a comprehensive study of...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Singapore, the Energy Economy

    From The First Refinery To The End Of Cheap Oil, 1960-2010

    By Weng Hoong Ng

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Singapore might not have survived the 1960s and prospered thereafter had it not built its economy on the foundations of oil refining, trading and support for oil and gas exploration and production. Cheap oil, sound policies and strong government combined to produce the Singapore economic miracle in...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Oil and Gas in the Disputed Kurdish Territories

    Jurisprudence, Regional Minorities and Natural Resources in a Federal System

    By Rex J. Zedalis

    This book examines the historical and contextual background to the oil and gas resources in the Kurdish territories, placing particular emphasis on the reserves situated in the disputed provinces. The volume is singularly unique in focusing on an examination of the rules reflected in both the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. China, Oil and Global Politics

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Roland Dannreuther

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s rapid economic growth has led to a huge increase in its domestic energy needs. This book provides a critical overview of how China’s growing need for oil imports is shaping its international economic and diplomatic strategy and how this affects global political relations and behaviour....

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Nigeria at Fifty

    The Nation in Narration

    Edited by Ebenezer Obadare, Wale Adebanwi

    Nigeria, Africa’s most populous and biggest democracy, celebrates her fiftieth year as an independent nation in October 2010. As the cliché states, ‘As Nigeria goes, so goes Africa’. This book frames the socio-historical and political trajectory of Nigeria while examining the many dimensions of the...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Petroleum Taxation

    Sharing the Oil Wealth: A Study of Petroleum Taxation Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

    By Carole Nakhle

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

    Petroleum taxation is the universal instrument through which governments seek to determine the crucial balance between the financial interests of the oil companies and the owners of the resource. This book addresses how governments have and continue to approach this problem, the impacts of...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Building Big Business in Russia

    The Impact of Informal Corporate Governance Practices

    By Yuko Adachi

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines the development of big business in Russia since the onset of market oriented reform in the early 1990s. It explains how privatized post-Soviet enterprises, many of which made little sense as business units, were transformed into functional firms able to operate in the environment...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

    Lessons from Cuba

    By Julia Wright

    When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and – up till now – only systematic and empirical study to come...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge