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Title: Organizational and social-psychological issues relevant to fallout-shelter evaluation

Abstract

This paper presents the results of a preliminary review of the literature on organizational and social-psychological issues relevant to fallout-shelter evaluation. Fallout-shelter options are evaluated along two dimensions: shelter size, and extent of shelteree participation in the shelter construction. Four functional criteria are used in the evaluation: decision-making, member coordination, social control, and maintaining morale. Smaller shelters requiring shelteree participation in construction appear preferable as measured in most of these criteria. Additional factors mentioned include demographic characteristics of the shelter population, degree and type of ventilation system, and availability of medical equipment and personnel. 10 references.

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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., IL (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5588149
Report Number(s):
CONF-8308119-1
ON: DE83017931
DOE Contract Number:
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: American Sociological Association annual meeting, Detroit, MI, USA, 31 Aug 1983
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; FALLOUT SHELTERS; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS; BEHAVIOR; MANAGEMENT; PERSONNEL; REVIEWS; SIZE; DOCUMENT TYPES; INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS; SHELTERS; 990500* - Civilian Defense- (-1987)

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Wernette, D.R.. Organizational and social-psychological issues relevant to fallout-shelter evaluation. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Wernette, D.R.. Organizational and social-psychological issues relevant to fallout-shelter evaluation. United States.
Wernette, D.R.. 1983. "Organizational and social-psychological issues relevant to fallout-shelter evaluation". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5588149.
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