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Gender and Globalization in Asia and the PacificMethod, Practice, Theory$
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Kathy E. Ferguson and Monique Mironesco

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780824831592

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.001.0001

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Environmental Effects of U.S. Military Security

Environmental Effects of U.S. Military Security

Gendered Experiences from the Philippines, South Korea, and Japan

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(p.294) Chapter 16 Environmental Effects of U.S. Military Security
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Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific
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Gwyn Kirk

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0016

This chapter contributes to a small but growing body of feminist analysis that links militarism and environmental issues. It explores the work of community organizations in the Philippines, South Korea, and Okinawa (Japan) as they seek solutions to severe long-term environmental and health problems caused by U.S. military operations. Victims and advocates want meaningful investigation and research; compensation for poor health, injury, and loss of life; firm environmental guidelines; and conscientious clean-up and restoration of contaminated lands and water. Their experiences tell a great deal about military practices and militarism as a system of power, values, and culture that creates many forms of insecurity.

Keywords:   militarism, environmental issues, Philippines, South Korea, Japan, Okinawa, health problems, U.S. military operations

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