Pol 223 Assignment 3

Pol 223 Assignment 3 - However not all protests and...

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Pol 223 Assignment 3- Government Response to Protests Japanese nuclear power plant siting is an interesting case for studying protests. Because of Japan’s history with nuclear bombs (and the subsequent severe exposure to radiation), by all rights Japan should be adverse to nuclear power, yet it has one of the strongest programs in the world. In this module, we’ve been discussing how interest groups and the public can influence policy decisions.
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Unformatted text preview: However, not all protests and campaigns are successful. Using the information given in Chapter 5 of Site Fights, discuss how the Japanese government was able to overcome these protests. You may want to look at table 4 on page 56 for a more succinct description of the policy tools mentioned in the chapter. Your answer should be 1-2 pages double-spaced and typed, and is due at the beginning of class on Wed, Oct 19 th ....
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