Nuclear Power and Energy Policy: The Limits to Governance

Nuclear Power and Energy Policy: The Limits to Governance

by Gerry Stoker, Keith Baker

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Overview

This book explores how different governments have leveraged their capacity to advance a revival of nuclear power. Presenting in-depth case studies of France, Finland, Britain and the United States, Baker and Stoker argue that governments may struggle to promote new investment in nuclear power.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137433855
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/23/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Keith Baker is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy at Oregon State University, USA. His research focuses on governance, nuclear power and energy policy.

Gerry Stoker is Centenary Research Professor, IGPA, University of Canberra, Australia, and Professor of Governance at the University of Southampton, UK. His main research interests are in governance, public service reform and the nature of anti-politics.

Table of Contents

1. A Revival of Nuclear Power?

2. The Political Economy of Nuclear Power

3. Governance and the Limits of Governance Theory

4. A Framework for Understanding Governance in Practice

5. A Revival of Nuclear Power in Britain

6. A Revival of Nuclear Power in the United States

7. A Revival of Nuclear Power in France

8. A Revival of Nuclear Power in Finland

9. Conclusions: The Limits of Governance

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