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Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain: Interactions Between Institutions and Issue Characteristics

Shizuka Oshitani


This book attempts a systematic comparison of Japanese and British climate policy and politics. Focusing on institutional contrasts between Japan and Britain in terms of corporatist or pluralist characteristics of government-industry relations and decision-making and implementation styles, it examines how and to what extent institutions explain climate policy in the two countries. In doing this, the book explores how climate policy is shaped by the interplay of nationally specific institutional factors and universal constraints on actors, which emanate from characteristics of the global warmin ... More

Keywords: climate policy, government-industry relations, decision-making, institutions, institutional factors, global warming, corporatist institutional characteristics, sustainable development, Japan, Britain

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780719069383
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719069383.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shizuka Oshitani, author