The Resource Nuclear Politics : Energy and the State in the United States, Sweden, and France, (electronic resource)

Nuclear Politics : Energy and the State in the United States, Sweden, and France, (electronic resource)

Label
Nuclear Politics : Energy and the State in the United States, Sweden, and France
Title
Nuclear Politics
Title remainder
Energy and the State in the United States, Sweden, and France
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why did nuclear energy policies in France, Sweden, and the United States, very similar at the time of the oil crisis of 1973 and 1974, diverge so greatly in the following years? In answering this question, James Jasper challenges one of the most popular trends in political analysis: explanations relying exclusively on political and economic structures to account for public policies. Jasper proposes a new cultural and state-centered approach--one heeding not only structural factors but cultural meanings, individual biographies, and elite discretion. Surveying the period from the successful c
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
333.792/4
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9698.U52
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
Nuclear Politics : Energy and the State in the United States, Sweden, and France, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Preface; Abbreviations; Part 1: Explaining Nuclear Policies; 1. Introduction; 2. Partisan Cleavages and Policy Styles; Part 2: Creating Nuclear Systems: The Triumph of Technological Enthusiasm, 1960-1973; 3. The Triumph of Technological Enthusiasm in the United States; 4. Early Victory for Light Water in Sweden; 5. The Difficult Transition to Light Water in France; 6. Commercial Success in Three Countries; Part 3: To Build or Conserve: Dilemmas Arising from Public Opposition and the Oil Crisis, 1973-1976
  • 7. The Reassertion of the Economic Perspective in the United States8. Party Politics in Sweden; 9. Technological Enthusiasm at the Top in France; 10. Elite Discretion in Three Countries; Part 4: The Structures Tighten: Policy Divergence and the Loss of Flexibility, 1976-1989; 11. High Costs and Decentralization of Control in the United States; 12. Political Paralysis and Antinuclear ""Compromise"" in Sweden; 13. Political Repression and Low Costs in France; 14. Structures and Flexibility in Three Countries; Part 5: Conclusions; 15. What Have We Learned?; List of Informants; Bibliography
Control code
ocn884012984
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (347 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400861439
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt738520
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33107129
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884012984
  • jstordda1400861438

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