Ecological modernisation and Japan

by Brendan F. D. Barrett

Publisher: RoutledgeCurzon in New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • Japan.

Subjects:

  • Environmental policy -- Japan.,
  • Ecology -- Japan.,
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects -- Japan.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Brendan F.D. Barrett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE170 .B378 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3295021M
ISBN 100415351669
LC Control Number2004016844

The idea of ecological modernisation originated in Western Europe in the s, gaining attention around the world by the late s. At the core of this social scientific and policy-oriented approach is the view that contemporary societies have the capability of dealing with their environmental crises.   Ecological modernisation theory in debate: A review Arthur P.J. Mol Senior Lecturer in environmental sociology and heads the environmental policy group within the Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands & Gert Spaargaren Environmental sociologist, Wageningen University, The NetherlandsCited by: Modernization theory profoundly influenced Japanese studies in the United States during the late s and s. Under the auspices of the well-funded Conference on Modern Japan, six major seminars resulted in the six-volume Studies on the Modernization of Japan ( 1). The leading spokesmen of this veritable movement were Edwin 0.   Seymour Martin Lipset's classic article -- elaborated in his book Political Man-- is modernization theory's foundational text. His celebrated formulation of the underlying thesis -- "the more well-to-do a nation, the greater the chances that it will sustain democracy" -- set the stage for one of the most fruitful and long-lasting research Cited by: 3.

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The Meiji Restoration played a significant role in the modernisation of Japan. The Meiji period was a time of political and social revolution. It brought momentous social, political and economic changes to Japan, and these changes became the foundation of the Japan we know today. Prior to the Modernization and the Japanese Factory. Robert Mortimer Marsh. Hardcover ISBN: $/£ Paperback ISBN: $66/£ These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase.

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'In addition to its account of development in Japan, this book will likely be welcomed by supporters and critics of the theory of ecological modernization, because the central arguement provides additional fuel concerning the pros and cons of the theory.' - Japanese StudiesFormat: Paperback.

Ecological Modernisation and Japan Ecological modernisation and Japan book this transformation and looks at Japan as a case for ecological modernisation while contextualising the discussion within its unique history and recent discussions about globalisation and by: 'In addition to its account of development in Japan, this book will likely be welcomed by supporters and critics of the theory of ecological modernization, because the central arguement provides additional fuel concerning the pros and cons of the theory.' - Japanese StudiesCited by: Ecological modernization and Japan By BRENDAN F.D.

BARRETT AND DANA R. FISHER This volume builds on existing research undertaken in Europe and elsewhere by looking deeply at the level and extent of ecological modernization in by: 2.

Ecological Modernisation and Japan explores this transformation and looks at Japan as a case for ecological modernisation while contextualising the discussion within its unique history and recent discussions about globalisation and : Taylor And Francis. Ecological Modernisation and Japan explores this transformation and looks at Japan as a case for ecological modernisation while contextualising the discussion within its unique history and recent discussions about globalisation and sustainability.

In this book the ecological modernization capacity of Japan and Germany is analysed. The focus is on climate policy, nuclear energy, renewables, automobiltiy and rare earth. The focused four policy areas are analyzed in depth and compared by experts from political science.

Introduction. Cognitive-strategic capabilities of a country are decisive for overcoming the strong path dependence in climate-related policies and to achieve ecological and economic modernization. This is the result of a unique comparison approach focusing on four highly intertwined policy areas (Automobiles, Nuclear Energy, Renewables and Rare Earth) in Japan and Germany.

Ecological Modernisation and Japan explores this transformation and looks at Japan as a case for ecological modernisation while contextualising the discussion within its unique history and recent. Ecological Modernisation and Japan explores this transformation and looks at Japan as a case for ecological modernisation while contextualising the discussion within its unique history and recent discussions about globalisation and : Brendan F.D.

Barrett. Ecological Modernisation Theory and summarise its key features, before outlining the contents of this volume. The Emergence of Ecological Modernisation Theory Ecological Modernisation Theory was first developed in the early s primarily in a small group of western European countries, notably Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (UK).Cited by: 'In addition to its account of development in Japan, this book will likely be welcomed by supporters and critics of the theory of ecological modernization, because the central arguement provides - Japanese Studies 'This volume provides an up-to-date and worthy commentary on environmental politics in Japan.

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ecopolitics the environment in poststructuralist thought. This book deals with the potentials of social-ecological systems analysis for resolving sustainability problems. Contributors relate Author: Karen J. Warren. Abstract. Ecological Modernization (EM) intends to preserve or restore environmental quality by resource-efficient innovation.

Today there are several synonyms or similar concepts such as, “eco-innovation”, “green development” “green growth”, or transition towards “green economy” (OECD ; UNEP ).Author: Martin Jänicke.

'This book offers the clearest and the most comprehensive introduction to ecological modernisation theory yet. It sets out the criticisms of ecological modernisation as a theory of social change and puts forward a compelling argument for a sociology of environmental reform.

The idea of ecological modernisation originated in Western Europe in the s, gaining attention around the world by the late s. At the core of this social scientific and policy-oriented approach is the view that contemporary societies have the capability of dealing with their environmental crises.

Experiences in some countries demonstrate that modern institutions can incorporate 4/5(2). Ecological modernization is a school of thought in the social sciences that argues that the economy benefits from moves towards environmentalism. [citation needed] It has gained increasing attention among scholars and policymakers in the last several decades is an analytical approach as well as a policy strategy and environmental discourse (Hajer, ).

The book also considers whether labour market issues should be explicit in the theoretical framework of ecological modernisation as it guides the policy development process. Monograph Book ISBN: Table Ecological modernization as viewed by Howes et al.

() Author: Peter J. Glynn, Timothy Cadman, Tek N. Maraseni. Ecological Modernisation in Asian and other Emerging Economies, Sonnenfeld, D.A., and M.T.

Rock Contradictions of Ecological Modernisation: Pulp and Paper Manufacturing in Southeast Asia, Sonnenfeld, D.A. Why Ecological Modernisation and Sustainable Development should not be Conflated, Langhelle, O.

In book: Ökologische Modernisierung: Zur Geschichte und Gegenwart eines Konzepts in Umweltpolitik und Sozialwissenschaften [Ecological Modernization: On the History and Present of a Concept in.

This article delineates the history of modernisation isation refers to a model of a progressive transition from a 'pre-modern' or 'traditional' to a 'modern' theory looks at the internal factors of a country while assuming that, with assistance, "traditional" countries can be brought to development in the same manner more developed countries have.

There is now wide interest and research in ecological modernisation across the globe, including in Asia (especially China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and elsewhere), North America, Australia and New Zealand, Latin America (especially Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile), as well as on the wider European continent (including Russia).

Modernization theory is used to explain the process of modernization within societies. Modernization refers to a model of a progressive transition from a 'pre-modern' or 'traditional' to a 'modern' society.

Modernization theory originated from the ideas of German sociologist Max Weber (–), which provided the basis for the modernization paradigm developed by Harvard sociologist. The book identifies the emergence and increasing political importance of ‘ecological modernization’ as a new language in environmental politics.

In this conceptual language, environmental management appears as a ‘positive sum game’. Combining social theory with detailed empirical analysis, the book illustrates the social and political dynamics of ecological modernization through a.

Ecological Modernization and Japan (review) Ecological Modernization and Japan (review) Walker, Brett L. caused largely by the pork-barrel politics of public works, the Koizumi administration has been steadily trimming the public works budget and also seeking to privatize the Japan Highway Public Corporation.

It would be interesting if the contributors of the book. “Ecological modernisation” is thus severely hampered by the absence of genuine restructuring and by evasive behaviour on the part of the modernisation losers.

As long as no alternative economic perspectives are available, their counterproductive reaction is all too understandable and policy changes appear economically and socially by: Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning J.

Environ. Policy Plann. 2: – () Ecological Modernization — Origins, Dilemmas and Future Directions MIKAEL SKOU ANDERSENa,* AND ILMO MASSAb a Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, A˚rhus, Denmark b Department of Social Policy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland ABSTRACT Several of the preceding contributions to.

Looking for any good go-to works on the Meiji period, ending of the shogunate and subsequent modernization of Japan in the late 19th Century and the (cultural) effects of and responses to that. This is a topic I have encounted multiple times during my history studies, but never delved into. The Ecological Modernisation Reader book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Environmental reform by governmental, intergovernmenta /5(6). ‘ecological modernization’. It is argued that ecological modernization is at best only weakly sustainable.

Indeed, contemporary Marxist readings of capitalism’s inherent contradictions suggest that this development model is not sustainable at all in the long run.

Global modernization, whether purportedly ‘ecological’ or not, is likely.Many writers either glorify globalization or vilify it, particularly for its destructive environmental effects.

In this book environmental sociologist Arthur Mol provides a more balanced understanding of the relationship between globalization and environmental quality. Mol bases his arguments on his theory of ecological modernization, which holds that although processes of modernization and.TY - BOOK.

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