This book explores how different governments have leveraged their capacity to advance a revival of nuclear power. Presenting in-depth case studies of France, Finland, Britain and the United States, Baker and Stoker argue that governments may struggle to promote new investment in nuclear power.
Keith Baker is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy at Oregon State University, USA. His research focuses on governance, nuclear power and energy policy.
Gerry Stoker is Centenary Research Professor, IGPA, University of Canberra, Australia, and Professor of Governance at the University of Southampton, UK. His main research interests are in governance, public service reform and the nature of anti-politics.
1. A Revival of Nuclear Power?
2. The Political Economy of Nuclear Power
3. Governance and the Limits of Governance Theory
4. A Framework for Understanding Governance in Practice
5. A Revival of Nuclear Power in Britain
6. A Revival of Nuclear Power in the United States
7. A Revival of Nuclear Power in France
8. A Revival of Nuclear Power in Finland
9. Conclusions: The Limits of Governance