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List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface and Acknowledgments

Introduction: A New Look at NIMBY
Carol Hager

Chapter 1. How Do Grassroots Environmental Protests Incite Innovation?
Helen M. Poulos

Chapter 2. From NIMBY to Networks:  Protest and Innovation in German Energy Politics
Carol Hager

Chapter 3. NIMBY and YIMBY:  Movements For and Against Renewable Energy in Germany and the United States
Miranda Schreurs and Dörte Ohlhorst

Chapter 4. Hell No We Won't Glow!  How Targeted Communities Deployed an Injustice Frame to Shed the NIMBY Label and Defeat Low-Level Radioactive Waste Facilities in the United States
Daniel J. Sherman

Chapter 5. Protecting Cultural Heritage:  Unexpected Successes for Environmental Movements in China and Russia
Elizabeth Plantan

Chapter 6. The Dalian Chemical Plant Protest, Environmental Activism, and China's Developing Civil Society
Michael M. Gunter, Jr.

Chapter 7. Local Activism and Environmental Innovation in Japan
Takashi Kanatsu

Chapter 8. From Backyard Environmental Advocacy to National Democratization: The Cases of South Korea and Taiwan
Mary Alice Haddad

Conclusion: NIMBY is Beautiful:  How Local Environmental Protests Are Changing the World
Mary Alice Haddad


Nimby Is Beautiful

Cases of Local Activism and Environmental Innovation around the World

Edited by Carol Hager and Mary Alice Haddad

236 pages, 4 illus., 9 tables, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78238-601-8 Hb Published (March 2015)

ISBN  978-1-78533-509-9 Pb Published (April 2017)

eISBN 978-1-78238-602-5 eBook