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Otázka dostavby jaderné elektrárny Temelín v českém politickém a veřejném diskurzu
The Issue of the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant Completion in the Czech Political and Public Discourse

Author(s): Lukáš Tichý
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Mezinárodní politologický ústav Masarykovy univerzity v Brně
Keywords: Czech Republic; ČEZ; discourse analysis; nuclear energy; Temelín nuclear power plant

Summary/Abstract: The issue of the Temelín nuclear power plant completion, which will have significant implications for the future of the Czech economy and energy sector, is currently one of the most debated political, security and economic questions in the Czech Republic. The main goal of this article is to define basic themes in Czech political discourse on completion of the Temelín nuclear power plant. The second aim of the article is to analyze development of Czech public discourse on the construction of the third and fourth block at the Temelín nuclear power plant. Methodologically, the article is based on thematic and content analysis. The period spanning from August 2009 to July 2012 is investigated.

  • Issue Year: XX/2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 319-345
  • Page Count: 26
  • Language: Czech