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International Handbook of Energy Security

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ISBN13: 9781781007891
Published: July 2013
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £170.00

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This Handbook brings together energy security experts to explore the implications of framing the energy debate in security terms, both in respect of the governance of energy systems and the practices associated with energy security. The contributors expertly review and analyse the key aspects and research issues in the emerging field of energy security, test the current state of knowledge, and provides suggestions for reflection and further analysis. This involves providing an account of the multiplicity of discourses and meanings of energy security, and contextualizing them. They also suggest a rewriting of energy security discourses and their representation in purely economic terms. This volume examines energy security and its conceptual and practical challenges from the perspectives of security of supply, security of demand, environmental change and human security. It will prove essential for students in the fields of global, international and national politics of energy, economics, and society as well as engineering. It will also appeal to policy practitioners and anybody interested in keeping the lights on, avoiding climate change, and providing a secure future for humanity

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Energy and Natural Resources Law
1. The Concept of Energy Security: Broadening, Deepening, Transforming Hugh Dyer and Maria Julia Trombetta

2. Energy Security and Liberal Democracy: Ideals, Imperatives and Balancing Acts Steve Wood
3. Framing New Threats: The Internal Security of Gas and Electricity Networks in the European Union Ivan L.G. Pearson, Carlo Brancucci Martinez-Anido and Peter Zeniewski
4. Resource Conflicts: Energy Worth Fighting For? Joshua Olaniyi Alabi
5. Global Energy Supply: Scale, Perception and the Return to Geopolitics Susanne Peters and Kirsten Westphal

PART III: SECURITY OF ENERGY SUPPLY 6. Securing Energy Supply: Strategic Reserves Elspeth Thomson and Augustin Boey
7. Securing Energy Supply II: Diversification of Energy Sources and Carriers Kas Hemmes
8. Measuring Energy Security: Security of Energy Supply Indexes Aleh Cherp and Jessica Jewell
9. National Energy Strategies of Major Industrialized Countries Stephan Schott and Graham Campbell
10. Developing World: National Energy Strategies Sylvia Gaylord and Kathleen Hancock

11. Energy Demand - Security for Suppliers? Tatiana Romanova
12. Oil Producers' Perspectives on Energy Security Gawdat Bahgat
13. Energy Security Governance in Light of the Energy Charter Process Andrei V. Belyi

14. Governance Dimensions of Climate and Energy Security John Vogler and Hannes R. Stephan
15. Energy, Climate Change and Conflict: Securitization of Migration, Mitigation and Geoengineering Jurgen Scheffran
16. Environmental Implications of Energy Production Natalia Caldes, Yolanda Lechon and Pedro Linares
17. Washing Away Energy Security: The Vulnerability of Energy Infrastructure to Environmental Change Cleo Paskal
18. Paradoxes and Harmony in the Energy-Climate Governance Nexus Stephane La Branche

PART VI: ENERGY AND HUMAN SECURITY 19. Energy Poverty: Access, Health and Welfare Subhes C. Bhattacharyya
20. Ethical Dimensions of Renewable Energy Hugh Dyer
21. Low Carbon Development and Energy Security in Africa Chukwumerije Okereke and Tariya Yusuf
22. The Road not Taken, Round II: Centralized vs. Distributed Energy Strategies and Human Security Ronnie D. Lipschutz and Dustin Mulvaney
23. Human Security and Energy Security: A Sustainable Energy System as a Public Good Sylvia I. Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen and Nigel Jollands

24. The Political-Economy of Energy Security Hugh Dyer and Maria Julia Trombetta