Nuclear Power as a Feminist Issue

  title={Nuclear Power as a Feminist Issue},
  author={Dorothy Nelkin},
  • D. Nelkin
  • Published 1981
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Environment
Women consistently show more opposition to nuclear power than men in public opinion polls, and they participate more in antinuclear organizations. Their concerns range from the health effects of radiation on women and on future generations to ideological and political matters. The diversity of their concern is reflected in the wide spectrum of women's organizations opposing nuclear power and how their positions are translated into political action. Women's publications and organizations which… 
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