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The Resource Local environmental movements : a comparative study of the United States and Japan, edited by Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma ; cartography by Dick Gilbreath

Local environmental movements : a comparative study of the United States and Japan, edited by Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma ; cartography by Dick Gilbreath

Label
Local environmental movements : a comparative study of the United States and Japan
Title
Local environmental movements
Title remainder
a comparative study of the United States and Japan
Statement of responsibility
edited by Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma ; cartography by Dick Gilbreath
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In light of increasing evidence demonstrating the irreparable damage humans have inflicted on the planet, some have adopted a defeatist attitude toward environmental crises. Local Environmental Movements: A Comparative Study of the United States and Japan illustrates how local groups in both Japan and the United States are refusing to surrender the earth to a depleted and polluted fate
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Karan, Pradyumna P.
  • Suganuma, Unryu
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmentalism
  • Environmentalism
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental protection
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmentalism
  • Japan
  • United States
  • Internationaler Vergleich
  • Umweltverband
  • USA
  • Japan
  • Umweltschutz
  • Japan
  • USA
Label
Local environmental movements : a comparative study of the United States and Japan, edited by Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma ; cartography by Dick Gilbreath
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Perspectives on local environmental movements : Local environmental movements: an innovative paradigm to reclaim the environment / Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma -- A comparative history of the U.S. and Japanese environmental movements / Richard Forrest, Miranda Schreurs, and Rachel Penrod -- Virtual grassroots movements: the role of the National Geographic Society as a sustained promoter of environmental awareness / Stanley D. Brunn -- Going global: the use of international politics and norms in local environmental protest movements in Japan / Kim Reimann -- Part II. Protesting the effects of nuclear radiation and chemical weapons : Citizen activism and the nuclear industry in Japan: after the Tokai Village disaster / Nathalie Cavasin -- Citizen advisory boards and the cleanup of the U.S. nuclear weapons complex: public participation or public relations ploy? / John J. Metz -- Grassroots environmental opposition to chemical weapons incineration in Central Kentucky: a success story / David Zurick -- Part III. Seeking to preserve rural and urban landscapes : The role of local groups in the protection of urban farming and farmland in Tokyo / Noritaka Yagasaki and Yasuko Nakamura -- From horse farms to Wal-Mart: the citizens' movement to protect farmland in the central bluegrass region of Kentucky / Dan Carey and Pradyumna P. Karan -- Farmers' efforts toward an environmentally friendly society in Ogata, Japan / Shinji Kawai, Satoru Sato, and Yoshimitsu Taniguchi -- The administrative process of environmental conservation and limits to grassroots activities: the case of Kyoto / Masao Tao -- Part IV. Seeking to preserve the natural environment : Citizens for Saving the Kawabe: an interplay among farmers, fishermen, environmentalists, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport / Todd Stradford -- The efforts of Japan's citizens and nongovernment organizations to maintain people-wildlife relations in rural Japan: a case study of monkeys in Mie Prefecture / Kenichi Nonaka -- The grassroots movement to preserve tidal flats in urban coastal regions in Japan: the case of the Fujimae Tidal Flats, Nagoya / Akiko Ikeguchi and Kohei Okamoto -- The protection of the Shiraho Sea at Ishigaki Island: the grassroots anti-Ishigaki Airport construction movement / Unryu Suganuma -- The management of mountain natural parks by local communities in Japan / Teiji Watanabe -- Part V. Protesting the effect of military activity : Antimilitary and environmental movements in Okinawa / Jonathan Taylor -- Grassroots participation in Hawaiian biodiversity protection and alien-species control / Christopher Jasparro
Control code
ocn753969784
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813129235
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hh5z8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)753969784
Label
Local environmental movements : a comparative study of the United States and Japan, edited by Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma ; cartography by Dick Gilbreath
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Perspectives on local environmental movements : Local environmental movements: an innovative paradigm to reclaim the environment / Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma -- A comparative history of the U.S. and Japanese environmental movements / Richard Forrest, Miranda Schreurs, and Rachel Penrod -- Virtual grassroots movements: the role of the National Geographic Society as a sustained promoter of environmental awareness / Stanley D. Brunn -- Going global: the use of international politics and norms in local environmental protest movements in Japan / Kim Reimann -- Part II. Protesting the effects of nuclear radiation and chemical weapons : Citizen activism and the nuclear industry in Japan: after the Tokai Village disaster / Nathalie Cavasin -- Citizen advisory boards and the cleanup of the U.S. nuclear weapons complex: public participation or public relations ploy? / John J. Metz -- Grassroots environmental opposition to chemical weapons incineration in Central Kentucky: a success story / David Zurick -- Part III. Seeking to preserve rural and urban landscapes : The role of local groups in the protection of urban farming and farmland in Tokyo / Noritaka Yagasaki and Yasuko Nakamura -- From horse farms to Wal-Mart: the citizens' movement to protect farmland in the central bluegrass region of Kentucky / Dan Carey and Pradyumna P. Karan -- Farmers' efforts toward an environmentally friendly society in Ogata, Japan / Shinji Kawai, Satoru Sato, and Yoshimitsu Taniguchi -- The administrative process of environmental conservation and limits to grassroots activities: the case of Kyoto / Masao Tao -- Part IV. Seeking to preserve the natural environment : Citizens for Saving the Kawabe: an interplay among farmers, fishermen, environmentalists, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport / Todd Stradford -- The efforts of Japan's citizens and nongovernment organizations to maintain people-wildlife relations in rural Japan: a case study of monkeys in Mie Prefecture / Kenichi Nonaka -- The grassroots movement to preserve tidal flats in urban coastal regions in Japan: the case of the Fujimae Tidal Flats, Nagoya / Akiko Ikeguchi and Kohei Okamoto -- The protection of the Shiraho Sea at Ishigaki Island: the grassroots anti-Ishigaki Airport construction movement / Unryu Suganuma -- The management of mountain natural parks by local communities in Japan / Teiji Watanabe -- Part V. Protesting the effect of military activity : Antimilitary and environmental movements in Okinawa / Jonathan Taylor -- Grassroots participation in Hawaiian biodiversity protection and alien-species control / Christopher Jasparro
Control code
ocn753969784
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813129235
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hh5z8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)753969784

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