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Industrial Pollution in Japan

Title: Industrial Pollution in Japan
Author: Ui, Jun, ed.
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Published Year: 1992
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Industrial Pollution in Japan


Technology Transfer, Transformation, and Development:

The Japanese Experience
Project Co-ordinator, Takeshi Hayashi
General Trading Companies: A Comparative and Historical Study, ed. Shin'ichi Yonekawa
Industrial Pollution in Japan, ed. Jun Ui
Irrigation in Development: The Social Structure of Water Utilization in Japan, ed. Akira Tamaki, Isao Hatate, and Naraomi Imamura
Technological Innovation and Female Labour in Japan, ed. Masanori Nakamura
The Role of Labour Intensive Sectors in Japanese Industrialization, ed. Johzen Takeuchi
The Japanese Experience in Technology: From Transfer to Self-reliance, ed. Takeshi Hayashi
Vocational Education in the Industrialization of Japan, ed. Toshio Toyoda

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Industrial Pollution in Japan

Edited by Jun Ui

Published with the support of the University of Okinawa

United Nations University Press


The United Nations University project on Technology Transfer, Transformation, and Development: The Japanese Experience was carried out from 1978 to 1982. Its objective was to contribute to an understanding of the process of technological development in Japan as a case-study. The project enquired into the infrastructure of technology, human resources development, and social and economic conditions and analysed the problems of technology transfer, transformation, and development from the time of the Meiji Restoration to the present. The research was undertaken by more than 120 Japanese specialists and covered a wide range of subjects, including iron and steel, transportation, textiles, mining, financial institutions, rural and urban society, small industry, the female labour force, education, and technology policy.
 This volume presents research results on the negative side-effects of Japan's rapid technological and industrial development since the Meiji period.

The production and printing of this volume was made possible by a grant from the University of Okinawa. The United Nations University also gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Japan Foundation for the United Nations University in the publication of this book.

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