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States and anti-nuclear movements

States and anti-nuclear movements

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antinuclear movement,
  • World politics -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Helena Flam.
    SeriesEnvironment, politics and society series
    ContributionsFlam, Helena.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1974.7 .S7335 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 427 p. :
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1522807M
    ISBN 100748603964
    LC Control Number93211165

    Three of these Anti-nuclear groups are the Campaign for Disarmament, located in the United Kingdom, Greenpeace, with offices in 41 different countries, and the Nuclear Information and Resource Service, located in the United States. Greenpeace, in particular, is often viewed as something of an extreme leftist environmental group. Anti-nuclear protests grew out of the environmental movement and peaked in the s and across political landscapes of the United States (See Fig. 1). The bulk of nuclear plants that were ordered in the late s raised safety concerns and induced public fears of a possible reactor incident that would release a great amount of radioactivity.

    Anti-nuclear activism in Oregon paralleled the national movement against nuclear power in the lates. Several factors, however, made the opposition to nuclear power in Oregon distinctive. One was the state's tradition of direct democracy, the use of initiatives to enact legislation by popular vote. If the past hundred years will be remembered as a century of war, Asia is surely central to that story. Tracing the course of conflicts throughout the region, this groundbreaking volume is the first to explore systematically the nexus of war and state terrorism. Challenging states' definitions of terrorism, which routinely exclude their own behavior, the book focuses especially on the nature.

    The anti-nuclear movement is a Sam Nunn, and William Perry. [] Madison Square Garden in New York City in September On Septem , almost , people attended a large anti-nuclear rally staged by MUSE on the then-empty north end of the Battery Park City landfill in New York. [] The album No Nukes, and a film, also titled No Nukes, were both released in to document. Well before Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke out against nuclear weapons, African Americans were protesting the Bomb. Historians have generally ignored African Americans when studying the anti-nuclear movement, yet they were some of the first citizens to protest Truman's decision to drop atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Now for the first time, African Americans Against the.


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TY - BOOK. T1 - States and anti-nuclear movements. A2 - Rudig, Wolfgang. A2 - Flam, H. N1 - PY - /9. Y1 - /9. N2 - Contributors examine government reactions to anti-nuclear movements in eight Western European states in terms of access, agenda, policy, and the use of force, in this comparative study approaching the subject from both environmental policy and social Cited by: A Theoretical Framework for the Study of Encounters between States and Anti-nuclear Movements / Helena Flam The Anti-nuclear Movements in their Social Contexts: Society and Polity in Western Europe before and after / Peter Wagner The State and the Anti-nuclear Power Movement in Austria / Max Preglau The anti-nuclear movement in the United States consists of more than 80 anti-nuclear groups that oppose nuclear power, nuclear weapons, and/or uranium have included the Abalone Alliance, Clamshell Alliance, Committee for Nuclear Responsibility, Nevada Desert Experience, Nuclear Information and Resource Service, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Plowshares Movement.

This book compares government reactions to anti-nuclear movements in eight Western European states. Using case-studies of Austria, Great Britain, Holland, Italy, France, Germany, Norway and Sweden, it describes and analyzes the encounters between initially pro Format: Hardcover.

Contributors examine government reactions to anti-nuclear movements in eight Western European states in terms of access, agenda, policy, and the use of force, in this comparative study approaching the subject from both environmental policy and social movement perspectives.

They analyze interactions between anti-nuclear movements and states and trace the impact of these interactions on the Cited by: The anti-nuclear movement arose out of a concern of the use of nuclear technologies.

This movement manifests States and anti-nuclear movements book concerns: opposition to nuclear weapons, weapons using depleted uranium, and in favour of nuclear disarmament opposition to nuclear power and generation of electricity with nuclear energy. opposition to the use of radioactivity and food irradiation opposition to radiation.

More than 80 anti-nuclear groups are operating, or have operated, in the United States. These include Abalone Alliance, Clamshell Alliance, Greenpeace USA, Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, Musicians United for Safe Energy, Nevada Desert Experience, Nuclear Control Institute, Nuclear Information and Resource Service, Public Citizen Energy Program, Shad Alliance, and the.

Anti-nuclear movements: a world survey of opposition to nuclear energy. [Wolfgang Rüdig] Mich., USA: Distributed exclusively in the United States and Canada by by Gale Research, Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Antinuclear movement, social movement opposed to the production of nuclear weapons and the generation of electricity by nuclear power plants. The goals and ideologies of the antinuclear movement range from an emphasis on peace and environmentalism to intellectual social activism based on knowledge of nuclear technology and to political and moral activism based on conflicts between.

Editorial Reviews. Contributors examine government reactions to anti-nuclear movements in eight Western European states in terms of access, agenda, policy, and the use of force, in this comparative study approaching the subject from both environmental policy and Author: Helena Flam.

The anti-nuclear movement in the United States consists of more than 80 anti-nuclear groups that oppose nuclear power, nuclear weapons, and/or uranium mining. These include the Abalone Alliance, Clamshell Alliance, Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, Nuclear Information and Resource Service, and Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Peterson, Christian (). Ronald Reagan and Antinuclear Movements in the United States and Western Europe,Edwin Mellen Press. Price, Jerome (). The Antinuclear Movement, Twayne Publishers.

Rudig, Wolfgang (). Anti-nuclear Movements: A World Survey of Opposition to Nuclear Energy, Longman. This Note describes the origins, goals and tactics of the anti-nuclear-weapons and anti-nuclear-energy protest movements in the United States; characterizes American anti-nuclear protest activities of the past several years, and compares them with analogous protests abroad; and suggests some approaches for using this information to assess the potential for violent actions against U.S.

nuclear Cited by: 1. Title: Origins, Goals, and Tactics of the U.S. Anti-Nuclear Protest Movement Author: Victoria Daubert, Sue Ellen Moran Subject: This Note describes the origins, goals and tactics of the anti-nuclear-weapons and anti-nuclear-energy protest movements in the United States; characterizes American anti-nuclear protest activities of the past several years, and compares them with anal BÓ jô: ò.

The anti-nuclear movement is a social movement that opposes various nuclear direct action groups, environmental movements, and professional organisations have identified themselves with the movement at the local, national, or international level.

Major anti-nuclear groups include Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, International Physicians for. For many years the anti-nuclear movement in the United States succeeded in delaying or halting commitments to build some new nuclear plants.

Anti-nuclear campaigns that captured national public attention in the s involved the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant, Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant, and the Three Mile Island accident.

Reviewed in the United States on Febru Verified Purchase. This book poses as history but it was really designed to promote the anti-nuclear movement. It does have good information on the origins of the movement that I found useful. It is well-written and fulfilled the purpose for which I bought the book.4/5(1).

Glenn, John K. Contentious Politics and Democratization: Comparing the Impact of Social Movements on the Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe.

Political Studies, Vol. 51, Issue. 1, p. Cormier, Jeffrey and Couton, Phillipe Civil Society. Full Description: "Traces, through primary source documents, the rise of the antinuclear movement in the United States.

The Antinuclear Movement gives motivation to analyze information and is also useful when criticizing plots; or it is a well-written section if the character is properly designed, if the narrative sounds innocent, etc.

If you ever have the opportunity to discuss the book with. Antinuclear Movement in Japan. there was a lag between the bombings and the start of broader antinuclear movements, which began in the s as a result of widespread anger over the deadly.

Patrick H. Caddell, the Carter Administration's poll-taker, said that last weekend's demonstration tended to confirm his impression that ''the anti-nuclear arms movement is .For more details on the historical sequences of the anti-nuclear movement in Germany, please read Xin Min Lee's Germany's Change of Mind.

[5] Conclusion. The resources and economic cost of nuclear power of France played an influential role in halting the anti- .This is a list of notable anti-nuclear protests in the United anti-nuclear campaigns captured national public attention in the s and s, including those at Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant, Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant and those following the Three Mile Island accident.

The largest anti-nuclear demonstration to date was held in New York City on September