Controversial Issues In Energy Policy / Edition 1

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Overview

How has the world coped with past energy crises? In this volume, Marcus reveals both the shortcomings and failures and the surprising successes of past efforts. With the decline of the Cold War, energy policy issues are among the most important factors in world politics. Energy policies provide a new context for the evolution of other internationally significant policies; namely, global trade, new Eastern European economies and emerging environmental issues. Introducing energy issues by reviewing events which transpired in the Persian Gulf after August 1990, Marcus then examines trends in energy productionnsumption worldwide since the first energy supply crisis of 1973. Ensuing chapters discuss the economics and the politics of energy polic

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803939707
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/1/1992
  • Series: Controversial Issues in Public Policy Series , #2
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 0.41 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE
An Introduction to Energy Policy
The Crisis in the Gulf
Energy Economics
US Government Policies
PART TWO
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
Comparative Energy Policies
PART THREE
Synfuels
Nuclear Power
The Electric Utility Industry Faces the Future
Conclusion

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