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  • Shakedownby Paul Cleary

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 31.81

    The compelling inside story of how Australia attempted to bully East Timor out of its rights to the lucrative oil and gas resources of the Timor Sea and the people, both heroes and villains, who played the game for a nation's future. more...

  • Réunion tripartite sur l’avenir de l’emploi dans le secteur du tabacby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 13.50

    Examines the future of employment in the tobacco industry and makes recommendations to the social partners for achieving decent work objectives in the sector. Includes texts of resolutions adopted by the Meeting. more...

  • Luces y huellas para salir del socavónby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Basado en los resultados de los programas de accio´n directa desarrollados en determinadas zonas mineras de Sudame´rica para enfrentar el problema del trabajo infantil en las minas, examina las experiencias y las buenas pra´cticas obtenidas. more...

  • Uranium 2009by OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 182.00

     . With several countries currently building nuclear power plants and planning the construction of more to meet long-term increases in electricity demand, uranium resources, production and demand remain topics of notable interest. In response to the projected growth in demand for uranium and declining inventories, the uranium industry – the... more...

  • Our Land, Our Oil!by Stefano Casertano

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 63.43

    Stefano Casertano explores the connections between the presence of energy natural resources and the development of "local nationalism" in the producing regions. In particular, he applies a specific focus on those cases where such nationalism leads to secession attempts. The research is based on eight case studies in Bolivia, Sudan, Malaysia, Indonesia,... more...

  • Betriebliche Mitbestimmung in der Weimarer Republikby Werner Plumpe

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 79.25

    Die ungelöst und häufig unreguliert verlaufenden sozialen Konflikte in den Betrieben zählten zu den die Weimarer Republik belastenden Probleme. Das Betriebsrätegesetz von 1920 war freilich trotz aller Auseinandersetzungen im Vorfeld seiner Verabschiedung weitgehend unumstritten. Wenn es trotzdem in den zwanziger Jahren zu keiner zufriedenstellenden... more...

  • OPECby Mohammed E. Ahrari

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    A glut of oil, dropping prices, the threat of insolvency, a divided membership -- these developments in the early weeks of 1985 underline the cogency of Mohammed Ahrari's historical study of the OPEC oil cartel and his argument that economic forces, not politics, determine OPEC's action in the world arena. The impetus for the formation of OPEC in... more...

  • Access to Energyby Melvin A. Conant

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Conant explores how the transformation of oil from a commercial commodity to a strategic raw material have changed the face of world energy politics. In an increasingly interdependent world, Conant questions the right of any nation to withold vital supplies from other countries. more...

  • Myths of the Oil Boomby Steve A. Yetiv

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.99

    Accessibly written and sharply argued, Myths of the Oil Boom will reframe our understanding of the most politicized commodity in the world. more...

  • Natural Gas Informationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 120.00

    A detailed reference work on gas supply and demand covering not only the OECD countries but also the rest of the world, this publication contains essential information on LNG and pipeline trade, gas reserves, storage capacity and prices. The main part of the book, however, concentrates on OECD countries, showing a detailed supply and demand balance... more...