Volume 52 2012

Tackling Long-Term Global Energy Problems

The Contribution of Social Science

ISBN: 978-94-007-2332-0 (Print) 978-94-007-2333-7 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxviii

  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Introduction

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      Pages 11-22

      Energy-Related Challenges

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      Pages 23-43

      The Indispensable Role of Social Science in Energy Research

  3. Introduction

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      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-71

      What About Social Science and Interdisciplinarity? A 10-Year Content Analysis of Energy Policy

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      Pages 73-96

      Towards an Integrative Framework for Energy Transitions of Households in Developing Countries

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      Pages 97-113

      A Socio-Cultural Analysis of Changing Household Electricity Consumption in India

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      Pages 115-132

      The Changing Context for Efforts to Avoid the ‘Curse of Oil’

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      Pages 133-166

      Contributions of Economics and Ethics to an Assessment of Emissions Trading

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      Pages 167-189

      No Smooth, Managed Pathway to Sustainable Energy Systems – Politics, Materiality and Visions for Wind Turbine and Biogas Technology

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      Pages 191-226

      Technical Fixes Under Surveillance – CCS and Lessons Learned from the Governance of Long-Term Radioactive Waste Management

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      Pages 227-245

      Learning from the Transdisciplinary Case Study Approach: A Functional-Dynamic Approach to Collaboration Among Diverse Actors in Applied Energy Settings

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      Pages 247-261

      Lessons from the Invited Contributions

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      Pages 263-269

      Synthesis: Research Perspectives

  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 271-271

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      Pages 273-319

      Lessons for Problem-Solving Energy Research in the Social Sciences

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 321-336