The handbook of global energy policy / edited by Andreas Goldthau.
Contributor(s): Goldthau, Andreas.Material type: BookSeries: Handbooks of global policy series: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118326350; 1118326350; 9781118325612; 1118325613; 9781118326336; 1118326334; 9781118326275; 111832627X; 9781118326282; 1118326288.Subject(s): Energy policy | Energy policy | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Energy | SCIENCE -- Energy | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Power Resources -- General | Energy policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Handbook of global energy policy.DDC classification: 333.79 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This is the first handbook to provide a global policy perspective on energy, bringing together a diverse range of international energy issues in one volume. Maps the emerging field of global energy policy both for scholars and practitioners; the focus is on global issues, but it also explores the regional impact of international energy policiesAccounts for the multi-faceted nature of global energy policy challenges and broadens discussions of these beyond the prevalent debates about oil supplyAnalyzes global energy policy challenges across the dimensions of mark.
The Handbook of Global Energy Policy; Contents; Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: Key Dimensions of Global Energy Policy; Energy as a Global Policy Field; Dimensions of Global Energy Policy; Organization of This Book; References; Part I Global Energy: Mapping the Policy Field; Chapter 1 The Role of Markets and Investment in Global Energy; Introduction: A Political Economic Perspective on Energy Markets; The World's Most Capital Intensive Industry; A Largely Industry Specific and Industry Produced Energy Transport Infrastructure; Rents and Subsidies.
Resource Nationalism and Enlightened Resource Mix Tinkering: Omnipresent StatesA Northian Perspective on Resources, Institutions, Transactions, and Power; Energy Resources: The Paradigm Shift; Peak Oil or Not Peak Oil?; The Electric Grid as the Energy Sources Integrator; Energy Institutions: A Pre-WTO World Meets Post-Modern Synthetic Markets; Governance and the Uncertain Provision of Public Goods Essential to Market Operation; Pre-Modern and Post-Modern Markets; The Power Structure Influencing Energy Investments and Market Relations.
Transactions Over Energy Resources: Energy Value Chains and Energy MarketsOil Markets, OPEC and the Oil Price Discovery Regime; Natural Gas Markets; Technological Innovation as an Essential Feature of Energy Markets, Notably for Renewable Energy Sources; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 2 The Entanglement of Energy, Grand Strategy, and International Security; Introduction; Energy, Security, and the Grand Strategy of Countries; Energy as an End/Objective of Grand Strategy; Blood for Oil?; Conflict as a By-Product of Competition over Resources; Impediments to Preventive or Punitive Action.
Energy as a Way/Tool of Achieving Security ObjectivesEnergy as a Political Weapon?; Energy as a Cement in Alliances; Energy as a Means/Resource for National Security Strategies; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 3 Sustainability, Climate Change, and Transition in Global Energy; Introduction; Global Energy Dilemmas; Energy and Climate Change; The Globalization of Energy Demand and Carbon Emissions; Global Energy Transitions; Understanding Energy Transitions; The Challenge of the Low Carbon Transition; Conclusions; Note; References; Chapter 4 The Development Nexus of Global Energy.
IntroductionEnergy Poverty, Inequality, and Development; Energy Security, Food, and Water; Geopolitical Reconfiguration: The Scramble for African Resources; Food and Energy; Energy and Water Policy; Impact of Resource Extraction on Development in Producing Countries; Changing Landscape in Oil Production; Turning Energy Extraction into Development; Policy Options and Development Impact; Revenue Management; Governance Responses; Conclusions; References; Part II Global Energy and Markets; Chapter 5 The Oil Market: Context, Selected Features, and Implications; Introduction.