Change and Development in the Middle East provides an interesting and relevant geographical and demographic analysis of this diverse and volatile region. Evaluating the changing patterns of oil supply and the dramatic fall in oil prices in 1986, Odell proposes a number of forward-thinking conclusions surrounding the relationship between oil in global politics and economic development. These strands are drawn together in a relevant and interesting conclusion, which considers the overall impact of the oil industry on economic and industrial development. Using a number of city-based case studies, including New York, Tokyo and Glasgow, the authors present a thorough analysis of urban problems and planning in relation to varying economic, cultural and political conditions throughout the developed world. Holy Wars, first published in 1989, comprises a non-partisan narrative that takes account of both the socio-cultural values expressed in Fundamentalism, and its political consequences.
Challenging many assumptions and approaches, its provocative conclusions will generate much interest amongst development practitioners. 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. They focus on demographic and sociological models as well as looking at special aspects of models in human geography in reference to economic development, urban geography and settlement location, industrial location, and agricultural activity. Series Title: Abstract: The oil industry is the world's largest commercial enterprise. List of Maps, Figures and Tables; Preface; 1. This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget.
Author by : Peter R. Throughout his illustrious career, academic Peter Randon Odell enriched the available oil and gas market commentary and analysis of his time, writing close to 20 books and numerous research papers. This title will be of great value to students of the natural environment, sustainability and resource management. 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. The first examines a series of themes with reference to the whole of Western Europe, and the second part discusses regional development in individual countries or groups of countries.
The authors also discuss the prospects for democratic change under totalitarian conditions. This is an exceptionally interesting and relevant work, of great value to those with an interest in the oil industry, global power and international economic development. The authors combine theoretical perspectives with case studies, covering examples from the origins of the First World War, to state building in Iraq, and whether it was a precursor of the Iran-Iraq War and the Gulf Crisis. He went on to update and revise it no less than eight times with the last imprint reaching bookshops in 1986. 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. The focus is on the organizational mechanisms of class cohesion and division, theoretically deriving from a neo-Marxian perspective.
Yet, Odell's conclusions in this book, of just over 300 pages split by 11 chapters, sound eerily similar; a sort of a forerunner to what industry commentators are mulling over in this day and age. With first-hand experience within the Middle East, Fisher presents a detailed and fascinating study, based on surveys and investigations he personally carried out. Oil in International Relations and World Economic Development; 9. . Bringing the insights of recent philosophy of mind to bear on contemporary developments in criminal law, he writes with the general reader in mind, no specialist training in philosophy being necessary to appreciate his argument. A, the Soviet Union, O. In the second part, Odell analyses the relationship between oil and other sources of energy, together with the more fundamental relationship between energy consumption in different areas of the world, and economic development.
The far-reaching chapters discuss the U. Employing a broad country-based approach, this edited collection, first published in 1986, surveys the growth, nature and effectiveness of the environmental management policies implemented by governments around the world. 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. Anthony Kenny, one of the most distinguished philosophers in England, explores the notion of responsibility and the precise place of the mental element in criminal actions. Oil Policies in Western Europe 6. The Oil Industry and Economic Development; Appendix. An analysis of the physical basis of the region is followed by detailed treatment of the complex human and social aspects; a concluding section brings together, on a regional basis, the elements discussed in the first two parts.
The World Pattern of Production 3. It was Odell who was among the first to catalogue the oil industry's commercial clout and pragmatically noted in this book that the oil and gas business was one which no country could do without given the inextricable link between industrialisation and fossil fuels. The housewife was exasperated by the rise in food prices, thousands of workers faced unemployment, and businessmen were bewildered by the flood of regulations and decrees. The authors represent a very broad spectrum of democratic opinion, including liberal, conservative and socialist. The book also assesses controversial issues, such as the origins of the Great Depression; the primacy of politics or economics in the decision to invade Poland and the future risks to the Weltmeister economy of the Federal Republic oppressed by unemployment; the huge debts of some of its trading partners; and the possibility of worldwide protectionism. Author by : Denton E. The far-reaching chapters discuss the U.
Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning of grand strategic moves affecting the conduct of the whole war, to the lowest command divisions, in the conduct of small-scale tactical operations. It was read by all the contributors who in turn responded to the many questions which Havel raises about the potential power of the powerless. They present both a global overview and a focus on the state as the single most important intermediary in the internationalization process. The essays explain the anti-democratic features and limits of Soviet-type totalitarian systems of power. In 1970, Odell wrote arguably one of his most authoritative works on the subject - Oil and World Power. Author by : Manus I.