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Japan: Law, Technology, and Aid

Miranda Schreurs

in Implementing Sustainable Development

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780199242016
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599736 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199242011.003.0005
 Japan: Law, Technology, and Aid

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Analyses efforts of the Japanese government to come to terms with sustainable development. It argues that the environment is a foreign policy area in which Japan has resolved to make a mark, and it documents significant reforms to the Japanese environmental policy system associated with the country's reception of sustainable development. The significant emphasis on technological development and on assistance to developing countries are presented as distinctive features of the Japanese approach.

Keywords: environmental policy; governance; implementation; Japan; sustainable development

Chapter.  12219 words. 

Subjects: Environment

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