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Roles or Values? Gender Differences in Opposition to Nuclear Power

  title={Roles or Values? Gender Differences in Opposition to Nuclear Power},
  author={Richard M. Simon},
Research on the relationship between gender and attitudes toward nuclear power has consistently revealed that women are more skeptical toward nuclear power than men. Studies of how gendered experiences shape attitudes toward nuclear power focus on two types of explanations. The first emphasizes differences in social roles associated with men and women, with specific reference to gender differences in childrearing responsibilities. The second kind of explanation focuses on gender differences in… 

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