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Constructing Civil Society in Japan

Voices of Environmental Movements (Stratification and Inequality)

by Koichi Hasegawa

  • 270 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Trans Pacific Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Environment,
  • Political Science,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Japan,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Environmental sciences,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8657101M
    ISBN 101876843675
    ISBN 109781876843670

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