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Energy, Climate and the Environment

The Renewal of Nuclear Power in Finland

Editors: Kojo, M., Litmanen, T. (Eds.)

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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.

About the authors

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 of Jyväskylä, Finland. His interests are in environmental sociology, social movement research, and science and technology studies. He has conducted several research projects on risk and technology issues in Finland. He has published widely on nuclear waste management.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • The Transillumination of Finnish Nuclear Policy: Seeking a Shortcut to a Low Carbon Society

    Litmanen, Tapio

    Pages 3-37

  • An Analysis of the Justification Arguments in the Application for the New Nuclear Reactor in Finland

    Lampinen, Ari

    Pages 41-68

  • Social Dynamics Behind the Changes in the NGO Anti-Nuclear Campaign, 1993–2002

    Lammi, Harri

    Pages 69-87

  • The Discursive Dimensions of a Decent Deal: How Nuclear Energy Evolved from Environmental Enemy to Climate Remedy in the Parliament of Finland

    Berg, Annukka

    Pages 91-125

  • Nuclear Energy Policy Processes in Finland in a Comparative Perspective: Complex Mechanisms of a Strong Administrative State

    Säynässalo, Erika

    Pages 126-158

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eBook £79.50
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Hardcover £109.99
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Softcover £99.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Renewal of Nuclear Power in Finland
Editors
  • M. Kojo
  • T. Litmanen
Series Title
Energy, Climate and the Environment
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-23703-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230237032
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57592-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36588-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 255
Number of Illustrations and Tables
6 b/w illustrations
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