School Commercialism: From Democratic Ideal to Market Commodity (Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture)

Posted March 5th, 2010 by BonTrade and filed in General News

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Pizza Hut’s Book It! program rewards students with pizza for meeting their reading goals. Toys “R” Us paid a Kansas school five dollars for each student who took its toy survey. Cisco Systems donated internet access to a… More >>

School Commercialism: From Democratic Ideal to Market Commodity (Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture)

Crude Power: Politics and the Oil Market

Posted March 3rd, 2010 by BonTrade and filed in General News

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In the current political climate of the Middle East and Central Asia, with anti-Americanism and the threat of terrorism in such countries as Saudi Arabia running high, oil will impact the world economy as well as thousands of lives in the future. This is an indispensable book for anyone concerned with the fate of the world today, especially the interplay of power and money in the Middle East and beyond.

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Crude Power: Politics and the Oil Market

Pipelines: Flowing Oil and Crude Politics

Posted March 3rd, 2010 by BonTrade and filed in General News

  • ISBN13: 9781845113902
  • Condition: NEW
  • Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark.

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Oil and natural gas are now acknowledged to be the driving forces of international politics. What has not yet been fully explored is how their delivery affects the geopolitics of the world. For pipelines, once built, create new diplomatic realities–some states are newly connected, others isolated.  Some states benefit economically–others lose out. Often new energy supply routes fall across political fault-lines, as in the case of India and Pakistan. In the case o… More >>

Pipelines: Flowing Oil and Crude Politics

Crude Chronicles: Indigenous Politics, Multinational Oil, and Neoliberalism in Ecuador

Posted March 3rd, 2010 by BonTrade and filed in General News

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Ecuador is the third-largest foreign supplier of crude oil to the western United States. As the source of this oil, the Ecuadorian Amazon has borne the far-reaching social and environmental consequences of a growing U.S. demand for petroleum and the dynamics of economic globalization it necessitates. Crude Chronicles traces the emergence during the 1990s of a highly organized indigenous movement and its struggles against a U.S. oil company and Ecuadorian neoliberal … More >>

Crude Chronicles: Indigenous Politics, Multinational Oil, and Neoliberalism in Ecuador