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H-Net Jobs Guide for H-Energy 1 Sept to 8 Sept 2014

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  1
September 2014 to  8 September 2014. These job postings are included
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ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES

Re: Veto Players and Japanese Nuclear Policy after Fukushima

Reading Jacques Hymans’s insightful and engaging assessment of Japan’s nuclear policy stalemate (“Veto Players and Japanese Nuclear Policy after Fukushima,” forthcoming in Anne Allison and Frank Baldwin, eds., Japan: The Precarious Years Ahead, NYU Press) caused me to wonder about the state of affairs in other advanced countries. 

Professor Hymans’s central argument is that “…the high number of institutionalized ‘veto players’ in the Japanese nuclear policy arena is a key cause of the gridlock phenomenon” (p. 183).  He identifies seven veto players:

H-Net Job Guide for H-Enegy 25 Aug to 1 Sept 2014

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 25 August
2014 to  1 September 2014. These job postings are included here based
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ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES

Correction: New Working Paper, "Veto Players and Japanese Nuclear Policy after Fukushima" by Jacques Hymans

Dear H-Energy,

I must make a correction: one of the editors for the book, Japan: The Precarious Years Ahead, is Anne Allison, who I mistakenly addressed as Anne Wilson. Please accept my apologies for the mistake.

Best regards,

Tammy Nemeth, Editor H-Energy

Western Sanctions on Russian Oil and Gas

Dear H-Energy Subscribers,

You might be interested in the article, "Western Sanctions on Russian Oil and Gas: The Turn of the Screw?" by Marina Zvonariova in Natural Gas Europe Report outlining the recent Western sanctions on the Russian energy sector and their potential impact for both sides.

http://www.naturalgaseurope.com/western-sanctions-impact-russian-oil-and-gas

Best regards,

Tammy Nemeth, Editor H-Energy

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