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Development of Environmental Policy in Japan and Asian Countries

Edited By: Tadayoshi Terao and Kenji Otuka

Palgrave

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #161361 | ISBN: 0230004709
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This book examines the issues of environmental policy formation and implementation linked to economic development, by reviewing the Japanese experiences and the examples of other Asian countries. This reveals factors, which could mutually influence effectiveness in environmental policy, of dynamism between environmental policy and social change in a domestic, regional and global context.


Contents:

PART 1: RETHINKING OF JAPANESE EXPERIENCES IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION CONTROL
Industrial Policy, Industrial Development and Pollution Control in Postwar Japan: Implications for Developing Countries; T.Terao
Historial Dynamic Interactions between the Regulation Policy and the Pipe-End Technology Development in Japan: Case Studies of Developing Air Pollution Control Technology; Y.Fujii
Role of Local Governmental Research Institute in Development and Diffusion of Pollution Control Technologies in Japan; Y.Ito
Administrative Guidance Provided by Japanese Local Government for Air Pollution Control; R.Fujikura
PART 2: DYNAMISM OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY PROCESS IN ASIA
Environmental Policy Planning under Imperfect Market and Government Capacity: A Case of Air Pollution Abatement in China; N.Horii
Rating Program Revisted: In the Case of Indonesia; M.Kojima
Industrial Pollution Control in India: Public Interest Litigation Re-examined; Y.Tsujita
Environmental Governance and Social Change in China: Focusing on Implementation of Industrial Pollution Control; K.Otuka
Democratization, Decentralization, and Environmental Policy in Taiwan: Political Economy of Environmental Policy Formation and Implementation; T.Terao
Environmental Cooperation in East Asia: Comparison with European Region and the Effectiveness of Japan's Policy; H.Shiroyama


Contents

Introduction; T.Terao & K.Otuka PART 1: RETHINKING OF JAPANESE EXPERIENCES IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION CONTROL Industrial Policy, Industrial Development and Pollution Control in Postwar Japan: Implications for Developing Countries; T.Terao Historial Dynamic Interactions between the Regulation Policy and the Pipe-End Technology Development in Japan: Case Studies of Developing Air Pollution Control Technology; Y.Fujii Role of Local Governmental Research Institute in Development and Diffusion of Pollution Control Technologies in Japan; Y.Ito Administrative Guidance Provided by Japanese Local Government for Air Pollution Control; R.Fujikura PART 2: DYNAMISM OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY PROCESS IN ASIA Environmental Policy Planning under Imperfect Market and Government Capacity: A Case of Air Pollution Abatement in China; N.Horii Rating Program Revisted: In the Case of Indonesia; M.Kojima Industrial Pollution Control in India: Public Interest Litigation Re-examined; Y.Tsujita Environmental Governance and Social Change in China: Focusing on Implementation of Industrial Pollution Control; K.Otuka Democratization, Decentralization, and Environmental Policy in Taiwan: Political Economy of Environmental Policy Formation and Implementation; T.Terao Environmental Cooperation in East Asia: Comparison with European Region and the Effectiveness of Japan's Policy; H.Shiroyama

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Biography

TADAYOSHI TERAO is Researcher in the Environment and Resources Studies Group at the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO), Japan. He studied Agricultural Chemistry and Economics at the University of Tokyo, and Development Economics and Resource Economics at Stanford University. In his current position he conducts studies on industrial pollution control and environmental policy in Japan, Taiwan and South Asia. KENJI OTUKA is Researcher in the Environment and Resources Studies Group at the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO), Japan. In his current position he has conducted intensive research on China's environmental issues since 1993. He was a Visiting Research Scholar at Peking University from 1997 to 1999. His fieldwork has covered environmental policy process, river basin governance, environmental pollution disputes, environmental awareness and community/non-governmental organization activism in China.

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