Energy and Empire: The Politics of Nuclear and Solar Power in the United States

Energy and Empire: The Politics of Nuclear and Solar Power in the United States

by George A. Gonzalez
     
 
Reveals the role played by political and economic elites in the privileging of civilian commercial nuclear energy over other options, such as solar, in the United States after 1945.

Overview

Reveals the role played by political and economic elites in the privileging of civilian commercial nuclear energy over other options, such as solar, in the United States after 1945.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781438442945
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/02/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

George A. Gonzalez is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami. His books include Urban Sprawl, Global Warming, and the Empire of Capital; The Politics of Air Pollution: Urban Growth, Ecological Modernization, and Symbolic Inclusion; and Flashpoints in Environmental Policymaking: Controversies in Achieving Sustainability (coedited with Sheldon Kamieniecki and Robert O. Vos), all published by SUNY Press.

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