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Public knowledge and environmental politics in Japan and the United States

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Japan -- Citizen participation -- Case studies.,
    • Environmental policy -- United States -- Citizen participation -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-220).

      StatementJohn C. Pierce ... [et al.].
      SeriesWestview special studies in public policy and public systems management
      ContributionsPierce, John C., 1943-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC465.E5 P83 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 229 p. ;
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2200896M
      ISBN 100813376629
      LC Control Number89022528

      Japan is one of the most media-saturated societies in the world. The circulations of its "big five" national newspapers dwarf those of any major American newspaper. NHK, its public service broadcasting agency, is second only to the BBC in size. And it has a full range of commercial television stations, high-brow and low-brow magazines (from widely read intellectual journals to the ubiquitous.   Adam M. Sowards is professor of history at the University of Idaho and a leading environmental historian. His new book, An Open Pit Visible from the Moon: The Wilderness Act and the Fight to Protect Miners Ridge and the Public Interest (University of Oklahoma Press, ), builds on his recent biography of Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas to describe what happened when a /5(7).

      Examines the politics of national parks in the United States, including creation of parks, local support or opposition to parks, and park policy as well as policy questions such as the value of wilderness ecosystem management, endangered species protection, and role of parks in national identity and remembrance of events such as the Civil War.   Japan's new politics challenge some basic assumptions about U.S.-Japan alliance management. From the election of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) in to the return of the Liberal Democratic.

      In the United States will ban the use of CFCs in aerosol cans, but is not until the early s that CFCs will begin to be phased out of product production. Aug Author: American Experience. The government of the United States is based on a written constitution. At 4, words, it is the shortest national constitution in the world. On J , New Hampshire ratified the Constitution giving it the necessary 9 out of 13 votes needed for the Constitution to pass. It .


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