Hostages of Each Other: The Transformation of Nuclear Safety Since Three Mile Island / Edition 2

Hostages of Each Other: The Transformation of Nuclear Safety Since Three Mile Island / Edition 2

by Joseph V. Rees
     
 

Rees offers the first in-depth account of the extraordinary transformation in the safety standards, operations, and management of the nation's nuclear facilities spurred by the accident at Three Mile Island. Detailing the surprising success of self-regulation within the nuclear industry, his book reveals the possibilities for effective communitarian action.
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Rees offers the first in-depth account of the extraordinary transformation in the safety standards, operations, and management of the nation's nuclear facilities spurred by the accident at Three Mile Island. Detailing the surprising success of self-regulation within the nuclear industry, his book reveals the possibilities for effective communitarian action.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226706887
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Edition description:
1
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1: Introduction
Pt. 1: Discovering Institutions
2: Lessons of Three Mile Island
3: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
4: Institute of Nuclear Power Operations
Pt. 2: Communitarian Regulation
5: Industrial Morality
6: Communal Pressure
Pt. 3: Institutionalizing Responsibility
7: Learning from Experience
8: The Professionalism Project
9: Conclusion
Appendix: Nuclear Industry Safety Performance Indicators
Notes
Index

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