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Paperback Nukes for Novices: Understanding the Nuclear Industry Environmental Science Nuclear Power Nuclear History/Politics/Medicine  Print Edition

Paperback Nukes for Novices: Understanding the Nuclear Industry Environmental Science Nuclear Power Nuclear History/Politics/Medicine Print Edition

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Written with the layperson in mind, Nukes for Novices provides an overview of the history and modern industry of the nuclear world, focusing on nuclear weapons, nuclear power, and nuclear medicine. Many years in the making, this book reflects the extensive research of its author in an easy-to-read logical sequence. Great for the informed citizen, book club discussion groups, and the college classroom. Study guide with discussion questions/essay suggestions is included for each chapter (209 Pages).

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Author JoAn Alderman Saltzen, Ph.D. has spent twenty years compiling the research upon which this book is based and has presented a comparative analysis of the nuclear industry in the United States, England, and France at two international conferences.

 

Table of Contents:

 

Introduction

Foreword

Chapter One – Why Nukes?

Chapter Two – Hanford: From Atomic Bombs to Radioactive Dump

Chapter Three – Proliferation and Politics in the Nuclear World

Chapter Four – The Cost of Nuclear Waste: More Dollars than Sense

Chapter Five – Environmental Fallout: Climate Change and Nuclear Waste

Chapter Six – Radiation and Cancer: Remedy or Risk?

Chapter Seven – Radioactive Medical Waste

Chapter Eight – Fukushima and Beyond

Study Guide by Chapter

Source List by Chapter

                              

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