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The Atom Besieged

Dorothy Nelkin

The Atom Besieged

Extraparlimentary Dissent in France and Germany

by Dorothy Nelkin

  • 160 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power & engineering,
  • Power utilization & applications,
  • Energy Policy (Economic Aspects),
  • Nuclear Energy Utilization (Engineering Aspects),
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Technology / Social Aspects,
  • Social Aspects,
  • Citizen participation,
  • France,
  • Germany (West),
  • Government policy,
  • Nuclear Energy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10237416M
    ISBN 100262140349
    ISBN 109780262140348

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