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A State-In-Society Approach To The Nonprofit Sector: Welfare Services In Japan, Mary Alice Haddad Feb 2011

A State-In-Society Approach To The Nonprofit Sector: Welfare Services In Japan, Mary Alice Haddad

Mary Alice Haddad

This article uses the case of Japan to advocate for a new theoretical approach to the study of the nonprofit sector. In particular, it examines how theoretical models based on the European and North American experiences have difficulty explaining the relationship between the nonprofit sector and the state in Japan, and argues that a state-in-society approach is better suited to explaining complex state–society relations in diverse cultural contexts. It does this by examining the evolution of social welfare service provision in Japan. This article is motivated to explain an apparent paradox: Japan’s recent efforts toward greater government decentralization ...


Linking Environmental Justice And Pollution Prevention: Livable Communities And Cleaner Production, Robert Gottlieb Feb 2011

Linking Environmental Justice And Pollution Prevention: Livable Communities And Cleaner Production, Robert Gottlieb

Robert Gottlieb

No abstract provided.


The Stirrings Of A New Progressive Movement Can Be Heard, Peter Dreier, Robert Gottlieb Feb 2011

The Stirrings Of A New Progressive Movement Can Be Heard, Peter Dreier, Robert Gottlieb

Robert Gottlieb

No abstract provided.


Re-Envisioning The La River: A Program Of Community And Ecological Revitalization, Robert B. Gottlieb, Andrea M. Azuma, Brooke Gaw, Amanda L. Shaffer Feb 2011

Re-Envisioning The La River: A Program Of Community And Ecological Revitalization, Robert B. Gottlieb, Andrea M. Azuma, Brooke Gaw, Amanda L. Shaffer

Robert Gottlieb

No abstract provided.


Is Glenn Beck Sinking?, Peter Dreier, Alexander Zaitchik Feb 2011

Is Glenn Beck Sinking?, Peter Dreier, Alexander Zaitchik

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Reagan's Real Legacy, Peter Dreier Feb 2011

Reagan's Real Legacy, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Executive Summary: Global Trade Impacts: Addressing The Health, Social, And Environmental Consequences Of Moving International Freight Through Our Communities, Martha Matsuoka, Andrea Hricko, Robert Gottlieb, Juan De Lara Feb 2011

Executive Summary: Global Trade Impacts: Addressing The Health, Social, And Environmental Consequences Of Moving International Freight Through Our Communities, Martha Matsuoka, Andrea Hricko, Robert Gottlieb, Juan De Lara

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


The Newsmedia, The Conservative Echo Chamber, And The Battle Over Acorn: How Two Academics Fought In The Framing Wars, Peter Dreier, Christopher Martin Feb 2011

The Newsmedia, The Conservative Echo Chamber, And The Battle Over Acorn: How Two Academics Fought In The Framing Wars, Peter Dreier, Christopher Martin

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Glenn Beck’S Attacks On Frances Fox Piven Trigger Death Threats, Peter Dreier Jan 2011

Glenn Beck’S Attacks On Frances Fox Piven Trigger Death Threats, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Innovation Cooperation: Energy Biosciences And Law, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson Jan 2011

Innovation Cooperation: Energy Biosciences And Law, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

This Article analyzes the development and dissemination of environmentally sound technologies that can address climate change. Climate change poses catastrophic health and security risks on a global scale. Universities, individual innovators, private firms, civil society, governments, and the United Nations can unite in the common goal to address climate change. This Article recommends means by which legal, scientific, engineering, and a host of other public and private actors can bring environmentally sound innovation into widespread use to achieve sustainable development. In particular, universities can facilitate this collaboration by fostering global innovation and diffusion networks.