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The Fantasy Dies The Reagan Years

Dee Garrison

in Bracing for Armageddon: Why Civil Defense Never Worked

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183191
eISBN:
9780199788804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183191.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the second period of civil defense hype, which peaked in President Reagan's first term when he announced his seven-year, $4.2 billion plan for an expanded urban evacuation ... More


The Civil Nuclear Network in Britain

Michael Saward

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents an analysis on the development of the civil nuclear power programme in Britain. It explores the utility of the categories and concepts developed within the GIR initiative as a ... More


A new dawn for nuclear?

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains that along with renewables and energy efficiency, nuclear power technology has been suggested as a solution to climate change. Many civil programmes are run by countries with ... More


The Wages of Peace and War

Adam Moore

in Empire's Labor: The Global Army That Supports U.S. Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742170
eISBN:
9781501716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742170.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the duality of prosperity and precarity experienced by Bosnians who have worked for the U.S. military and various contractors over the past two-plus decades. It begins by ... More


Turbulent Transitions

Ganesh Sitaraman

in The Counterinsurgent's Constitution: Law in the Age of Small Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199930319
eISBN:
9780190260156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930319.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter distinguishes between war and peace and examines the dynamics of turbulent transitions. Despite the assumption that transitions involve a clean break between war and peace, contemporary ... More


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