Associate Professor of Sociology and the Institute for Global Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (BA, University of California at Berkeley; MA and PhD, Harvard University). Research focus on comparative environmental governance. Current project: Comparing Climate Change Policy Networks on social determinants of cross-national variation in climate change mitigation (15 countries). Major publications include: East Asian Social Movements (editor) (Springer 2011), Environmental Politics in Japan: Networks of Power and Protest (Cambridge 1998), Comparing Policy Networks: Labor Politics in US, Germany and Japan (Cambridge, 1996) and numerous articles and chapters.
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability 3/10
Environmental Law - East Asia