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Author Pettman, B. O.

Title 30 years of IJSE : festschrift in honour of professor John O'Brien. Part 4
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Emerald Group Pub., 2005
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Series International Journal of Social Economics ; v. 32
International Journal of Social Economics
Contents EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD; The "advantage of latecomer" in abating air-pollution: the East Asian experience; A paradigm of Islamic money and banking; Are political principles stable?; Cultural lag: a relevant framework for social justice; Economics and religion; Book review
Summary During its period of high-speed economic growth, Japan suffered from "distortion ofeconomic growth", as witnessed by various kinds of industrial pollution. This problem, however, was, for the most part, successfully remedied by means of abatementmeasures from the early 1970s onwards. Many East Asian countries havesubsequently recorded "miraculous" economic success by adopting developmentpolicy similar to that employed in Japan, policy that has come to be associated with aheavy impact on the natural environment, as in Japan. "No other region has as many heavily polluted cities, and its rivers an
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ISBN 1845442563