The Politics of Nuclear Energy in China

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byXu Yi-Chong

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Explores the history and challenges of nuclear energy development in China, across five main areas: politics, economics, environment, technology transfer and the nuclear fuel cycle. It emphasizes the political challenges in developing a set of long-term national strategies to ensure speedy, safe and secure nuclear energy development.

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Explores the history and challenges of nuclear energy development in China, across five main areas: politics, economics, environment, technology transfer and the nuclear fuel cycle. It emphasizes the political challenges in developing a set of long-term national strategies to ensure speedy, safe and secure nuclear energy development.

XU YI-CHONG is Research Professor in the Centre for Governance and Public Policy, Griffith University, Australia. Xu has previously written on energy security and international organizations and her work includes Powering China (2002), Electricity Reform in China, India and Russia (2004), The Governance of World Trade (2004) and Insid...

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Format:PerfectDimensions:235 pages, 8.6 × 5.6 × 0.8 inPublished:November 23, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230228909

ISBN - 13:9780230228900

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Table of Contents

Introduction
From Bomb to Power
Expanding the Nuclear Energy Program
Who Decides? The Politics of Nuclear Energy
Who Pays? The Economics of Nuclear Energy
Technology Adoption or Technology Innovation
Fuelling the Future: the Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Who Cares? The Public and the Environment
Is Nuclear the Future?