The Political Economy of the Environment: The Case of Japan

The Political Economy of the Environment: The Case of Japan

by Shigeto Tsuru, John Brownlee
     
 

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The first authoritative study of Japan's environmental problems by the acclaimed environmental economist, placing environmental issues within a socioeconomic context. In providing an historical account of environmental disruption in Japan, the author takes a number of key cases of industrial pollution in the pre-war and post-war periods and illustrates the

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The first authoritative study of Japan's environmental problems by the acclaimed environmental economist, placing environmental issues within a socioeconomic context. In providing an historical account of environmental disruption in Japan, the author takes a number of key cases of industrial pollution in the pre-war and post-war periods and illustrates the effectiveness of taking into account socioeconomic affairs. Finally, he proposes a set of concrete countermeasures against environmental problems, applicable to all developed countries today, aimed at achieving a new 'quality of life'.

First published in 2000, this title is part of the Bloomsbury Academic Collections series.

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ISBN-13:
9780774807630
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.67(w) x 8.76(h) x 1.02(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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