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Constructing civil society in Japan : voices of environmental movements / Koichi Hasegawa.

長谷川公一, 1954- Hasegawa, Kōichi, 1954- (Author).
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Stratification and inequality series ; v. 3.
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 333.72 HAS (Text) 39206020572648 NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1876843675 (Hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781876843670 (Hardback)
  • ISBN: 187684373X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781876843731 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Melbourne, Vic., Australia : Trans Pacific Press, [2004]

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General Note:
"This book was originally published under the title Kankyō undō to atarashii kōkyōken-kankyō shakaigaku no pāsupekuchibu"--P. xi.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-299) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: The principles and issues of environmental sociology -- Perspectives of environmental sociology: the issues of the second stage -- Sociology of environmental issues : a look at the downstream side -- Part II: The sociology of environmental movements -- Environmental issues and movements -- Motivating and mobilizing the environmental movements -- Researching and developing environmental movements -- The environmental movements and policy research -- Anti-pollution lawsuits in the public sphere -- Anti-nuclear power movements as new social movements -- Regional referendums : community responses to nuclear facilities -- The dynamics of social movements and official policies : green electricity -- Civil society and the new public sphere -- Environmental movements and the new public sphere -- Transforming the citizens' sector -- Conclusion : towards a vibrant civil society.
Summary, etc.:
Based on four major case studies, this book offers an overview of contemporary Japan's changing attitudes and policies regarding environmental issues. Beginning in the 1970s, the author traces how the rapid growth of environmental politics and actions contributed to the development of a vibrant civil society.
Subject: Environmentalism.
Environmental sociology.
Environmental policy.
Environmental policy > Japan > Citizen participation.

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