Nuclear Imperatives and Public Trust: Dealing with Radioactive Waste, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Nuclear Imperatives and Public Trust

Dealing with Radioactive Waste, 1st Edition

By Luther J. Carter

Routledge

474 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781138941847
pub: 2017-02-24
SAVE ~$11.39
$56.95
$45.56
x
Hardback: 9781138941229
pub: 2015-07-01
SAVE ~$42.00
$210.00
$168.00
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315673486
pub: 2015-08-11
from $28.48


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

This title, first published in 1987, examines the topic of nuclear waste management, and the way in which the public reacts to this issue. Part 1 explores the sources of public unease, such as the way in which nuclear waste had failed to be properly contained in the past. Part 2 looks at the search for a waste policy and the introduction of The Nuclear Waste Policy Act. Part 3 examines the waste problem from the standpoint of it being an international issue, and finally, Part 4 looks to the future and the lessons that we can learn from past nuclear waste management failures. This book will be of interest to students of environmental management.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Part 1: Sources of Public Unease; 1. Containment 2. A Technology Ahead of Itself 3. The Reprocessing Dilemma; Part 2: Searching for a Waste Policy; 4. Policy Struggles in the Bureaucracy 5. Conflict in the Host States 6. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act; Part 3: Europe, Japan, and the International Waste Problem; 7. The United Kingdom: Problems of Containment 8. Germany: Wastes, Fuel Cycle Choice, and Politics 9. Sweden: Robust Solutions 10. France: Commitment to Plutonium Fuel 11. Japan, the Pacific, and the Nuclear Allergy 12. Transnational Problems and the Need for Multinational Solutions; Part 4: Time to Act; 13. Common Ground; Glossary; Name Index; Subject Index

About the Series

Routledge Revivals

Are there elusive titles that you need and have been trying to source for years but thought that you would never be able to find?

Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.

Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.

Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.

If you are interested in Revivals in the Behavioral Sciences, please visit https://www.routledge.com/series/PSYREVIVALS

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science