Critical masses : citizens, nuclear weapons production, and environmental destruction in the United States and Russia / Russell J. Dalton ... [et al.]

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Subjects: Nuclear weapons plants--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Richland
Nuclear weapons plants--Environmental aspects--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains Region
Environmental policy--Washington (State)--Richland--Citizen participation
Environmental policy--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains Region--Citizen participation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1999
Series: American and comparative environmental policy
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: xvi, 457 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Series Foreword
List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
I. Introduction 1
1. Introduction / Russell J. Dalton, Paula Garb, Nicholas P. Lovrich 3
II. The Historical Legacy 27
2. The Hanford Nuclear Reservation: The Old Realities and the New / John M. Whiteley 29
3. The Compelling Realities of Mayak / John M. Whiteley 59
4. Public Perceptions of Environmental Conditions / John C. Pierce, Russell J. Dalton, Andrei Zaitsev 97
III. The Environmental Movement 131
5. The Development of Interest Group Activism at Hanford / William Schreckhise 133
6. A History of Environmental Activism in Chelyabinsk / Paula Garb, Galina Komarova 165
IV. Citizens and the Environment 193
7. Environmental Attitudes and the New Environmental Paradigm / Russell J. Dalton, Yevgeny Gontmacher, Nicholas P. Lovrich 195
8. Environmental Thinking among Environmental Leaders in Russia / Paula Garb 231
9. The Mobilization of Public Support for Environmental Action / John C. Pierce, Russell J. Dalton, Ira Gluck 251
V. The Governmental Response 285
10. The Governmental Response at Hanford / Nicholas P. Lovrich, John M. Whiteley 287
11. Still Tilting against the Environment: The Struggle over the Russian Governmental Response / John M. Whiteley 333
VI. Conclusion 379
12. Conclusion: Legacies of the Nuclear Age / Russell J. Dalton, Paula Garb, Nicholas P. Lovrich 381
Appendixes 417
A. Survey Methodology 417
B. Survey Index Construction 423
References 427
About the Authors 449
Index 451
Additional Authors: Dalton, Russell J
Notes: LCCN: 99028632
ISBN: 0262041758 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0262541033 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-448) and index
OCLC Number: 41224040
ISBN/ISSN: 0262041758
0262541033