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Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement

Simon Avenell


What motivates people to become involved in issues beyond national borders and how are activists changed and movements transformed by reaching out to others a world away? Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement addresses these questions through the lens of the contemporary Japanese environmental movement. Spanning from the era of industrial pollution in the 1960s to the recent rise of movements addressing global environmental problems, the book shows how Japanese activists influenced approaches to environmentalism in the Asia-Pacific, North America, and Europe, as well as at l ... More

Keywords: Japan advocacy groups, industrial pollution, social activism, environmentalism, human rights, environmental injustice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780824867133
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824867133.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Avenell, author
Australian National University