Effective Advocacy: Lessons from East Asia's Environmentalists (American and Comparative Environmental Policy) (Paperback)

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An examination of successful environmental advocacy strategies in East Asia that shows how advocacy can be effective under difficult conditions.

The countries of East Asia--China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan-- are home to some of the most active and effective environmental advocates in the world. And the governments of these countries have adopted a range of innovative policies to fight pollution and climate change: Japan leads the world in emissions standards, China has become the word's largest producer of photovoltaic panels, and Taiwan and Korea have undertaken major green initiatives. In this book, Mary Alice Haddad examines the advocacy strategies that persuaded citizens, governments, and businesses of these countries to change their behavior.

About the Author


Mary Alice Haddad is is Professor of Government, East Asian Studies, and Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University. She is the author of Building Democracy in Japan and Politics and Volunteering in Japan: A Global Perspective.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780262542357
ISBN-10: 0262542358
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication Date: March 23rd, 2021
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: American and Comparative Environmental Policy