The Renewal of Nuclear Power in Finland by M. KojoThe Renewal of Nuclear Power in Finland by M. Kojo

The Renewal of Nuclear Power in Finland

byM. KojoEditorT. Litmanen

Hardcover | May 29, 2009

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In 2002 Finnish Parliament decided to permit further construction of nuclear power after decades of long societal struggle. This book analyzes the major phases of the decision-making process. It is an excellent guide to understanding energy and climate policy in Finland and thus the main ideas behind the renewal of nuclear power in Europe.
MATTI KOJO is Researcher in Political Science at the University of Tampere, Finland. Kojo has been involved with research on Finnish nuclear waste management since 1997. He is editor and co-editor of three books dealing with nuclear waste and nuclear energy policies in Finland.TAPIO LITMANEN is Professor of Sociology at the University ...
Title:The Renewal of Nuclear Power in FinlandFormat:HardcoverDimensions:255 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.87 inPublished:May 29, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230575927

ISBN - 13:9780230575929


Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION The Transillumination of Finnish Nuclear Policy; T.Litmanen PART II: THE APPLICATION AND RESISTANCE Analysis of Justification Arguments in the Application for the 5th Nuclear Reactor in Finland; A.Lampinen Social Dynamics behind the Changes in the NGO Anti-Nuclear Campaign during 1993-2002; H.Lammi PART III: DECISION-MAKING IN FINLAND The Anatomy and Actors of a Decent Deal: Reading the Nuclear Discourses of the Parliamentarians; A.Berg Nuclear Policy Processes in Finland in a Comparative Perspective; E.Säynässalo The Strategy of Site Selection of the Repository for Spent Nuclear Fuel in Finland; M.Kojo The Temporariness of Societal Risk Evaluation: Understanding the Finnish Nuclear Decisions; T.Litmanen PART V: CONCLUSIONS The Revival of Nuclear Power in a Strong Administrative State; M.Kojo