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  1. Land and Resource Scarcity

    Capitalism, Struggle and Well-being in a World without Fossil Fuels

    Edited by Andreas Exner, Peter Fleissner, Lukas Kranzl, Werner Zittel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    This book brings together geological, biological, radical economic, technological, historical and social perspectives on peak oil and other scarce resources. The contributors to this volume argue that these scarcities will put an end to the capitalist system as we know it and alternatives must be...

    Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Development

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, M.V.K. Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book addresses strategies for food security and sustainable agriculture in developing economies. The book focuses primarily on India, a fast developing economy, whose natural resource base comprising land and water supporting agricultural production is not only under enormous stress, but also...

    Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Low-Grade and Nonconventional Sources of Manganese (Routledge Revivals)

    By David B. Brookes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1966, reports the results of a pilot study devoted to understanding the middle-term resource situation for one metal – manganese. Two factors bring the different parts of the manganese supply-demand picture together, one economic and the other political, both of which...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Methods of Estimating Reserves of Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids (Routledge Revivals)

    By Wallace F. Lovejoy, Paul T. Homan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Methods of Estimating Reserves of Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids, first published in 1965, aims to throw new light on a field of knowledge vital to consideration of problems of public policy regarding future sources of energy. This book will be of interest to students of...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Small Private Forest in the United States (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles H. Stoddard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Throughout the past few decades, the standard answer to the problem of low productivity in small private forests has been education. It has been assumed that the chief obstacle to "good" forestry has been lack of knowledge. But the stubborn persistence of the problem raises some doubts as to the...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. U.S. Energy Policies (Routledge Revivals)

    An Agenda for Research

    By Resources For The Future Ltd

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    U.S. Energy Policies, first published in 1968, aims to assemble and describe within an overall framework the energy policy questions that RRF believed would profit from study and analysis. This study covers the past performance and trends in the energy industries, the nature of existing industries...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. U.S. Timber Resource in a World Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    By John A. Zivnuska

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1967, presents a concise picture of the demand and supply trends of timber around the world. Zivnuska provides a keen analysis of plans, prospects, and opportunities in the areas covered, and an interesting look at the North American forest economy. This book will be...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Water Demand for Steam Electric Generation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul H. Cootner, George O. G. Lof

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1965, the authors identify the technological opportunities and costs of water recirculation and water quality adjustment in thermal plants, relating them to the possibilities for minimal expenditure and maximum efficiency in the use of water for servicing an entire...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Supply and Costs in the U.S. Petroleum Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    Two Econometric Studies

    By Franklin M. Fisher

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Any discussion of the various facets of petroleum policy in the United States rests to a greater or less extent on the issue of sensitivity of petroleum exploration, and hence of new petroleum discoveries to economic incentives. Indeed, a principle argument in favour of having a special petroleum...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge