Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/35942
Type of publication: Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Sociologija / Sociology (S005);Matematika / Mathematics (N001)
Author(s): Genys, Dainius;Krikštolaitis, Ričardas
Title: Switching political nuclear energy preferences, changing public attitude
Is part of: Baltic journal of law & politics [elektroninis išteklius]. Kaunas ; Berlin : Vytautas Magnus university ; Walter De Gruyter, 2017, Vol. 10, iss. 2
Extent: p. 225-243
Date: 2017
Keywords: Public perception;Nuclear energy;Energy security in Lithuania
Abstract: The aim of the paper is twofold - to cover the latest nuclear energy politics events and reveal the dynamics in public perception of nuclear energy by explaining the distribution of attitudes among two notable social groups in Lithuania. The paper is based on two empirical research studies (public polls) carried out in 2013 and 2017. The paper consists of four parts. It starts with brief review of main happenings in recent nuclear politics and general tendencies of public perception of nuclear energy. Then, it presents cluster analysis of both 2013 and 2017 polls, in which respondents were divided into two groups based on income, education and occupation. Lastly, the paper presents findings and discusses the dynamics of public perception. Comparing the 2017 data with the results of 2013, three main tendencies can be distinguished. First, society became better informed and more critical. Second, the cluster analysis divided respondents in two almost identical groups as in 2013 (with minor peculiarities). Third, the general tendency presupposes the breaking of the irrelevance of nuclear energy as an important factor for energy security in public perception
Internet: https://doi.org/10.1515/bjlp-2017-0018
https://www.vdu.lt/cris/bitstream/20.500.12259/35942/3/ISSN2029-0454_2017_V_10_2.PG_225-243.pdf
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/35942
https://doi.org/10.1515/bjlp-2017-0018
Affiliation(s): Energetinio saugumo tyrimų centras
Informatikos fakultetas
Matematikos ir statistikos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Baltic Journal of Law & Politics 2017, vol. 10, iss. 2
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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