Judul Asli: Walker, Brett. 2010. Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan. University of Washington Press. Buku yang mudah dibaca ini menawarkan narasi inovatif tentang hubungan antara bangsa, penderitaan, dan polusi industri. Walker memaparkan analisa tajam atas sejumlah kasus
Editors’ Note: This is a Korean translation of a Teach 3.11 annotation. We invite volunteers to translate and/or contribute content in Korean, Japanese, and Chinese languages. Thank you. (한국어, 일본어, 중국어로 기존의 내용을 번역하거나 새로운 내용을 기고할 자원활동가를 찾고 있습니다.)
This is an innovative and accessible narrative of multi-faceted relationships between a nation, pain, and industrial pollution. Walker offers fresh analyses of well-known cases in Japanese history, such as the Meiji period’s Ashio copper mine and the more recent Minamata and Itai-itai (“it hurts, it hurts”) diseases in the postwar period.
ARTICLE: Social Decision-making Processes in Local Contexts: An STS Case Study on Nuclear Power Plant Siting in Japan (2007)
Juraku, Kohta, Tatsujiro Suzuki, and Osamu Sakura. 2007. “Social Decision-making Processes in Local Contexts: An STS Case Study on Nuclear Power Plant Siting in Japan.” East Asian Science, Technology and Society 1 (1): 53-75. Available at http://www.springerlink.com/content/51243p18300u0n84/. In contrast to
Karan, Pradyumna and Unryu Suganuma, eds. 2008. Local Environmental Movements: A Comparative Study of the United States and Japan. University Press of Kentucky. This edited volume consists of a number of interesting essays covering a wide range of issues and
by Angie Boyce Ph.D. student, Cornell University, Department of Science & Technology Studies Note: This week’s posting schedule starts with a sample educational module. We hope this may inspire and encourage fellow educators to design and share educational modules to help teach about 3/11.