Nuclear Safety: A Problem of Technology or Ideology?by Richard L. Meehan, Pres.; Earth Sciences Assoc., Palo Alto, Calif.,
Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1982, Vol. 52, Issue 5, Pg. 60-61
Document Type: Feature article
The issue of nuclear safety is examined. It is debated whether the public reaction to the issue is emotional or rational and whether nuclear safety is a problem of ideology or technology. The development of nuclear technology and the public's reaction to it are compared to other historic technological developments.
Subject Headings: Nuclear safety | Public health and safety | Human factors
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