NEH logo
[Return to Query]

Products for Grant FO-50251-15

FO-50251-15
Environmental Politics in East Asia: Strategies that Work
Mary Haddad, Wesleyan University

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=FO-50251-15

"NIMBY is Beautiful: How Local Environmental Protests are Changing the World" (Book Section)
Title: "NIMBY is Beautiful: How Local Environmental Protests are Changing the World"
Author: Mary Alice Haddad
Editor: Carol Hager
Abstract: "This new edited volume provides an innovative, empirically driven perspective on controversial facilities that will be of interest to many scholars, decision makers, and residents around the world. The volume's international perspective helps make its conclusions convincing and robust and it rests on a well developed set of theories and hypotheses." ยท Daniel P. Aldrich, Purdue University NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) protests are often criticized as parochial and short-lived, generating no lasting influence on broader processes related to environmental politics. This volume offers a different perspective. Drawing on cases from around the globe, it demonstrates that NIMBY protests, although always arising from a local concern in a particular community, often result in broader political, social, and technological change. Chapters include cases from Europe, North America, and Asia, engaging with the full political spectrum from established democracies to non-democratic countries. Regardless of political setting, NIMBY movements can have a positive and proactive role in generating innovative solutions to local as well as transnational environmental issues. Furthermore, those solutions are now serving as models for communities and countries around the world.
Year: 2015
Publisher: New York: Berghahn Books
Book Title: NIMBY is Beautiful: Cases of Local Activism and Environmental Innovation around the World

"From Backyard Environmental Advocacy to National Democratisation: The Cases of South Korea and Taiwan" (Book Section)
Title: "From Backyard Environmental Advocacy to National Democratisation: The Cases of South Korea and Taiwan"
Author: Mary Alice Haddad
Editor: Carol Hager
Abstract: see other book sections
Year: 2015
Publisher: New York: Berghahn Books
Book Title: NIMBY is Beautiful: Cases of Local Activism and Environmental Innovation around the World

"Paradoxes of Democratisation: Environmental Politics in East Asia" (Book Section)
Title: "Paradoxes of Democratisation: Environmental Politics in East Asia"
Author: Mary Alice Haddad
Editor: Paul Harris and Graeme Lang
Abstract: Nowhere is the connection between society and the environment more evident and potentially more harmful for the future of the world than in Asia. In recent decades, rapid development of Asian countries with very large populations has led to an unprecedented increase in environmental problems such as air and water pollution, solid and hazardous wastes, deforestation, depletion of natural resources and extinction of native species. This handbook provides a comprehensive survey of the cultural, social and policy contexts of environmental change across East Asia. The team of international experts critically examine a wide range of environmental problems related to energy, climate change, air, land, water, fisheries, forests and wildlife. The editors conclude that, with nearly half of the human population of the planet, and several rapidly growing economies, most notably China, Asian societies will determine much of the future of human impacts on the regional and global environments. As climate change-related threats to society increase, the book strongly argues for increased environmental consciousness and action in Asian societies. This handbook is a very valuable companion for students, scholars, policy makers and researchers working on environmental issues in Asia.
Year: 2015
Publisher: New York: Routledge
Book Title: Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia

"Increasing Environmental Performance in a Context of Low Governmental Enforcement: Evidence from China" (Article)
Title: "Increasing Environmental Performance in a Context of Low Governmental Enforcement: Evidence from China"
Author: Mary Alice Haddad
Abstract: Vol 24:1, pp. 3-25, March 2015 How can activists and policy makers encourage better environmental behavior in a context of poor governmental enforcement? This article examines the case of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs, a Chinese nonprofit organization, to show how a transparency-based platform can encourage brand-sensitive multinational corporations, their suppliers, their investors, local governments, and consumers to behave in more environmentally responsible ways, even in a context of low governmental enforcement. Using Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs as its model, this article argues that a transparency-based platform can serve an important coordinating function across multiple sectors, creating a mechanism through which market forces are channeled in pro-environmental ways. Transparency-based platforms can help develop new norms about public disclosure, corporate governance, and consumer responsibility, but they only function in places with sufficient state monitoring capacity, adequate legal protections, and in markets where local firms are vulnerable to external financial pressure.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: http://jed.sagepub.com/content/24/1/3.abstract
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Journal of Environment and Development

"Network-based Policymaking in East Asia and Beyond" (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: "Network-based Policymaking in East Asia and Beyond"
Author: Mary Alice Haddad
Abstract: na
Date: 5/14/15
Conference Name: Wesley Conference in Environmental Politics and Governance, Bainbridge Island, WA

"Environmental Advocacy in East Asia" (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: "Environmental Advocacy in East Asia"
Author: Mary Alice Haddad
Abstract: na
Date: 9/28/15
Conference Name: Australian Political Science Association annual meeting, Sydney, Australia

"East Asia Green Networks: Digital Technology and Environmental Activism in South Korea and Japan" (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: "East Asia Green Networks: Digital Technology and Environmental Activism in South Korea and Japan"
Author: Mary Alice Haddad
Abstract: na
Date: 8/30/14
Conference Name: American Political Science Association annual meeting, Washington, DC

"Improving Environmental Outcomes: Evidence and Ideas from East Asia" (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: "Improving Environmental Outcomes: Evidence and Ideas from East Asia"
Author: Mary Alice Haddad
Abstract: na
Date: 5/19/15
Conference Name: Institute for Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Origanization, Tokyo, Japan

Building Democracy in Japan (Book)
Title: Building Democracy in Japan
Author: Haddad, Mary Alice
Year: 2012
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/isbn//9781107601697
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9781107601697


Permalink: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/products.aspx?gn=FO-50251-15