The Rise of Japanese NGOs: Activism from above

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/4/2009
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Looking at domestic politics, transnational diffusion, the state's relationship with civil society and societal actors, the book demonstrates how and why NGOs active in global issues have become more visible in Japan and are now established players in the policy making process.

Table of Contents

List of figures and tablesp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Introduction: activism from abovep. 1
States and the domestic political economy of NGOsp. 29
Political globalization, "civil society" politics and the global growth of NGOs in the 1980s-2000sp. 55
International development NGOs in Japanp. 83
Sustainable development and advocacy NGOs in Japanp. 116
Conclusion: states, political globalization and the growth of NGOsp. 147
Notesp. 170
Bibliographyp. 176
Indexp. 200
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