The Social Impact of the Chernobyl Disaster

  • David R. Marples

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Victor G. Snell
    Pages 1-24
  3. David R. Marples
    Pages 25-58
  4. David R. Marples
    Pages 59-87
  5. David R. Marples
    Pages 89-124
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    Pages 125-159
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    Pages 161-193
  8. David R. Marples
    Pages 195-238
  9. David R. Marples
    Pages 239-277
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 279-313

About this book


A personal interpretation of the impact of the Chernobyl disaster both in the Soviet Union and the West, examining the environmental consequences, Soviet media coverage, reconstruction of life in the disaster zone (including the city built for Chernobyl workers) and safety changes in the industry.


city environment safety

Authors and affiliations

  • David R. Marples
    • 1
  1. 1.Canadian Institute of Ukrainian StudiesUniversity of AlbertaCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
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  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-48198-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-19428-5
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