How Region and Knowledge Affect Public Acceptance of Nuclear Power?

  • Hiroshi Kimura
  • Kazuo Furuta
  • Atsuyuki Suzuki
Conference paper


In this research, we investigated how impact of psychological factors on public acceptance of nuclear policy and facilities varies with the context of region and knowledge factors, using a confirmatory multivariate method known as covariance structure analysis.


Nuclear Power Plant Risk Perception Psychological Factor Knowledge Factor Radioactive Contamination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Kimura
    • 1
  • Kazuo Furuta
    • 2
  • Atsuyuki Suzuki
    • 3
  1. 1.Research Institute of Science and Technology for SocietyTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Institute of Environmental StudiesThe Univ. of TokyoTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Quantum Eng. and System ScienceThe Univ. of TokyoTokyoJapan

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