Democratic Transition and Environmental Civil Society: Japan and South Korea Compared

Democratic Transition and Environmental Civil Society: Japan and South Korea Compared densely populated countries in the world. Korea and Japan also Korea's democratization occurred close to four decades after share the experience of serious pollution as a result of rapid Japan's yet at the turn of the twenty-first century, civil society industrialization that was promoted by the state with little conin many ways appears at least as vibrant, and possibly even more sideration for its environmental consequences. This occurred active, in Korea than Japan. In the space of a little over a decade, almost two decades earlier in Japan than Korea. Yet, it is only Korea's non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have grown since the 1990s that in both countries there has been a process remarkably in size and sophistication and have become a force of institutionalization of a national environmental NGO comthat policy makers must reckon with in formulating policy. munity. Japan's NGO sector has also undergone major changes in the I became interested in the comparison of environmental NGOs past decade and this is helping to make the policy making process in Japan and Korea as a result of the findings of the crossmore pluralistic. Korea presents a fascinating case of a state that national Global Environmental Policy Network http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Good Society Penn State University Press

Democratic Transition and Environmental Civil Society: Japan and South Korea Compared

The Good Society, Volume 11 (2) – Mar 12, 2002

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densely populated countries in the world. Korea and Japan also Korea's democratization occurred close to four decades after share the experience of serious pollution as a result of rapid Japan's yet at the turn of the twenty-first century, civil society industrialization that was promoted by the state with little conin many ways appears at least as vibrant, and possibly even more sideration for its environmental consequences. This occurred active, in Korea than Japan. In the space of a little over a decade, almost two decades earlier in Japan than Korea. Yet, it is only Korea's non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have grown since the 1990s that in both countries there has been a process remarkably in size and sophistication and have become a force of institutionalization of a national environmental NGO comthat policy makers must reckon with in formulating policy. munity. Japan's NGO sector has also undergone major changes in the I became interested in the comparison of environmental NGOs past decade and this is helping to make the policy making process in Japan and Korea as a result of the findings of the crossmore pluralistic. Korea presents a fascinating case of a state that national Global Environmental Policy Network

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