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Record #188572:

Whaling in Japan: power, politics and diplomacy / Jun Morikawa.

Title: Whaling in Japan: power, politics and diplomacy / Jun Morikawa.
Author(s): Morikawa, Jun.
Date: 2009.
Publisher: London: C. Hurst
Abstract: Examines gap between political myths and reality of Japan's whaling policy and discusses political and decision-making structures involved. Questions historical role of whale meat in Japanese diet, and discusses effect of resurgent Cold War politics in 1980s on acceptance of IWC ban on commercial whaling. Evaluates pro-whaling lobby within Japan, and use of economic assistance abroad to strengthen support for Japanese Whale Research Programme Under Special Permit in Antarctica at International Whaling Commission.
Keywords: 639.2 -- Fisheries.
639.245.1 -- Whaling industry: Japanese.
323 -- Politics, internal.
327 -- International relations.
347.246 -- Game laws.
392.8 -- Dietary practices.
93"195" -- 1950-1959.
398 -- Native peoples, folk beliefs and tales.
001.89 -- Research programmes: Japanese Whale Research Programme Under Special Permit in Antarctica (JARPA).
061(100) -- Organizations, international: International Whaling Commission (IWC).
061.1 -- Organizations, government: Japan. Institute of Cetacean Research.
J -- Social sciences.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*80) -- Southern Ocean.
(520) -- Japan.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 639.245.1[Japan]
ISBN: 9781850659846
SPRI record no.: 188572

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