Volume 42 2006

Decision Making for Complex Socio-Technical Systems

Robustness from Lessons Learned in Long-term Radioactive Waste Governance

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3480-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-3529-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Overall Issue and Methodology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Setting and Topics at Issue

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      Pages 21-23

      Objectives and Aim

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      Pages 25-28

      Research Political Embedding

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      Pages 29-40

      Issues under Investigation, Evidence and Validation

  2. Perspective "From Below": Risk Perception of the Public

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 43-49

      Insights from Risk Perception Research

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      Pages 51-97

      Risk Perception in Radioactive Waste Issues

  3. Perspective "From Above": Decision Processes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 101-111

      Insights from Decision Research

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      Pages 113-121

      Development of Decision Making in Technical Systems

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      Pages 123-150

      Decisions in Radioactive Waste Governance

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      Pages 151-172

      Final Disposal Siting as an Example of Sub-Optimum Decision Making

  4. Conclusions and Further Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 175-199

      Patterns of Arguments in Radioactive Waste Governance

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      Pages 201-229

      Fundamentals of a Comparison of Disposition Options

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      Pages 231-279

      Integrated Risk Analysis: Outline of an Overall System Robustness