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Mineral industries. Metal trade

  • World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2014by UNIDO

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    World Statistics on Mining and Utilities provides a unique biennial overview of the role of mining and utility activities in the world economy. This extensive resource from UNIDO provides detailed time series data on the level, structure and growth of international mining and utility activities by country and sector. Country level data is clearly presented... more...

  • The Arab Lands under Ottoman Ruleby Jane Hathaway; Karl Barbir

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    In this seminal study, Jane Hathaway presents a wide-ranging reassessment of the effects of Ottoman rule on the Arab Lands of Egypt, Greater Syria, Iraq and Yemen - the first of its kind in over forty years. Challenging outmoded perceptions of this period as a demoralizing prelude to the rise of Arab nationalism and Arab nation-states in the nineteenth... more...

  • Aramco, the United States, and Saudi Arabiaby Jr. Irvine H. Anderson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.50

    Irvine Anderson carefully reconstructs the years between 1933 and 1950 and provides a case study of the evolution of U.S. foreign oil policy and of the complex relationships between the U.S. government and the business world. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Undermining Capitalismby Joel Krieger

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.50

    Beginning with the nationalized British coal industry and then raising more general issues concerning the contemporary state, Joel Krieger studies the day wage structure for face workers (National Power Loading Agreement) introduced by the National Coal Board in 1966, its consequences, and the ways in which earlier work conventions, wage structures,... more...

  • Future Oil Demands of China, India, and Japanby George G. Eberling

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book examines how China will most likely address its growing oil energy dependence and what the consequences will be for Indian and Japanese foreign policies. It is useful for scholars and policymakers interested in Chinese, Indian, and Japanese energy security, foreign policy, political economy, and political risk analysis. more...

  • Business Policies in the Making (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Boswell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1983, this study investigates and compares three leading firms in the British iron and steel industry between 1914 and 1939, analysing their strategies, boardroom politics, and their responses to the problems posed by the Great War and by the vicissitudes of the 1920s and ?30s. Jonathan Boswell illuminates certain issues that are... more...

  • Oiling the Urban Economyby Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    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 following questions: In what ways did the city come into... more...

  • Mining Capitalismby Stuart Kirsch

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Corporations are among the most powerful institutions of our time, but they are also responsible for a wide range of harmful social and environmental impacts. Consequently, political movements and nongovernmental organizations increasingly contest the risks that corporations pose to people and nature. Mining Capitalism examines the strategies through... more...

  • Britain and Latin America in the 19th and 20th Centuriesby Rory Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The first full-length survey of Britain's role in Latin America as a whole from the early 1800s to the 1950s, when influence in the region passed to the United States. Rory Miller examines the reasons for the rise and decline of British influence, and reappraises its impact on the Latin American states. Did it, as often claimed, circumscribe their... more...

  • Sustainable Operations Managementby Steve Brown; Helen Walker; Stefan Seuring; Joseph Sarkis; Robert Klassen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Increasingly, organisations are interested in managing corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability as part of their operations management (OM). OM practices and research must respond to demands to address sustainability. This response is triggered by climate change and other environmental concerns, the well-being of workers and communities,... more...