Nuclear Energy Development in Asia

Problems and Prospects

  • Xu Yi-chong

Part of the Energy, Climate and the Environment Series book series (ECE)

About this book


An exploration of how and why Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China and India have initiated and developed nuclear energy programs and what challenges they face today. Were the nuclear programmes driven by the low energy endowment, a desire to pursue international prestige, national security concerns, environmental pollution or economic development?


Chernobyl Nuclear Energy politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Xu Yi-chong
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Governance and Public PolicyGriffith UniversityAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-31645-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-30633-2
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