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Public Risk Perception of Nuclear Power - The Case of Sweden and Lithuania

  • Dalia Gineitiene
  • Erika Blücher
  • Mikael Klintman
  • Leonardas Rinkevicius
  • Anna-Lisa Lindén
  • Leonardas Rinkevicius
Publishing year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 121-164
Publication/Series: Social Processes and the Environment - Lithuania and Sweden
Volume: 1999:2
Document type: Book chapter
Publisher: Department of Sociology, Lund University

Abstract english

The analysis is focused on attitudes towards nuclear power and public risk perceptions in Sweden and Lithuania. Recent theories of risk-society, reflexive modernization as well as social-psychological approaches are used.


  • Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
  • sociologi
  • sociology


  • ISBN: 91-7267-002-9
Mikael Klintman
E-mail: mikael [dot] klintman [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se



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Sociologist with a broad, human scientific interest in social, economic and evolutionary dimensions of environmental and health related problems.

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