The Antinuclear Movement

The Antinuclear Movement

by Jennifer Smith



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737711523
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Series: American Social Movements Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1The Origins of the Antinuclear Movement
The Pacifist Roots of the Antinuclear Movement24
Voices of Dissent: Manhattan Project Scientists Address Arms Control and Scientific Responsibility31
An Antinuclear, Antiwar Manifesto39
Inspiring a Movement: Hiroshima44
Chapter 2The Movement and the Nuclear Arms Race
Organizing a Movement: The First Step Is Arms Control52
The Kennedy-Hatfield Resolution for a Nuclear Freeze62
Why Abolish Nuclear Weapons?70
Nuclear Weapons Abolition: The Major Issues75
A Program to Abolish All Nuclear Weapons85
Chapter 3The Movement to End Nuclear Power
The American Antinuclear Movement Evolves: 1970-199096
Environmental Racism: Fighting for Nuclear Waste-Free Indian Lands108
Unsafe Reactors Jeopardize Public Safety118
Radioactive Terrorism: Inadequate Plant Security Must Be Updated131
Chapter 4The Movement Today: The Cause Remains Active
Ending the New Arms Race Before It Begins146
A New Movement for a New Millennium159
Reviving the Movement: Bringing Nuclear Dangers Back into the American Consciousness165
The Major Issues After September 11174
Chapter 5Personal Narratives and Voices of Protest
Putting a Human Face on the Cost of Nuclear War180
Lamenting the Far-Reaching Destruction of the Atomic Bomb185
Struggling Against the Nuclear Establishment191
How Do We Avoid a Nuclear Holocaust?196
For Further Research221

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