Factors affecting acceptability of radioactive metal recycling to the public and stakeholders

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The perception of risk takes place within a cultural context that is affected by individual and societal values, risk information, personal experience, and the physical environment. Researchers have found that measures of {open_quotes}voluntariness of risk assumption,{close_quotes} of {open_quotes}disaster potential,{close_quotes} and of {open_quotes}benefit{close_quotes} are important in explaining risk acceptability. A review of cross-cultural studies of risk perception and risk acceptance, as well as an informal stakeholder survey, are used to assess the public acceptability of radioactive scrap metal recycling.

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Nieves, L.A. & Burke, C.J. August 1, 1995.

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The perception of risk takes place within a cultural context that is affected by individual and societal values, risk information, personal experience, and the physical environment. Researchers have found that measures of {open_quotes}voluntariness of risk assumption,{close_quotes} of {open_quotes}disaster potential,{close_quotes} and of {open_quotes}benefit{close_quotes} are important in explaining risk acceptability. A review of cross-cultural studies of risk perception and risk acceptance, as well as an informal stakeholder survey, are used to assess the public acceptability of radioactive scrap metal recycling.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95015643

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  • 3. annual conference on the recycle and reuse of radioactive scrap metal, Knoxville, TN (United States), 31 Jul - 3 Aug 1995

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  • Other: DE95015643
  • Report No.: ANL/DIS/CP--87032
  • Report No.: CONF-950786--2
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 100174
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc622385

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Nieves, L.A. & Burke, C.J. Factors affecting acceptability of radioactive metal recycling to the public and stakeholders, article, August 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc622385/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.