Resources, Producer Power and International Relations

  • Robert Dickson
  • Paul Rogers
Part of the Frontiers in Human Ecology book series (FHE)


The underlying theme of this book is that the most significant long term effects of trends in world resource use will be on the development prospects of the less developed countries and on the relationships between these countries and the developed industrialised nations of the world. This is at variance with much that has been written since the onset of the environmental debate in the late 1960s. Consideration of the future availability of important resources has been very largely limited to prospects for the major resource consumers, the industrialised countries, and little attention has been paid to the total world scene in general and the prospects for less developed countries in particular.


Industrialise Country International Relation Producer Power Industrialise Nation International Economic Order 
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Notes and References

  1. 1.
    For a detailed account of the origins and early years of UNCTAD see “The Less Developed Countries in World Trade” by Michael Cutajar and Alison Franks. Overseas Development Institute, London, 1967.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Guardian 23 May 1972.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    UN General Assembly resolution 2398 (XXIII) of 3 December 1968.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    “Limits to Growth” by D H Meadows, D L Meadows, J Randers and W Behrens. Earth Island, London, 1972.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    In “Human Ecology and World Development”, edited by Anthony Vann and Paul Rogers. Plenum Press, 1974.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Jugoslav State News Agency press release.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Source: Financial Times, March, 1974.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    In “Human Ecology and World Development”, edited by Anthony Vann and Paul Rogers, Plenum Press, 1974.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Dickson
  • Paul Rogers

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