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Korea's volume-based waste fee system : Political economy of a multi-stakeholder approach to an environmental problem

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Frame of Image ans)— economic, physical, political-- necessary to obtain or achieve its wants and needs; 3. How that community generates the political will to apply the resources it has at hand appropriately to create the ends it desires. Civic Culture: “the ways in which political elites make decisions, their norms and attitudes, as well as the norms and attitudes of the ordinary citizen, his [or her] relation to government and to his [or her] fellow citizens....”
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The Nature of the Problem
• As Korea underwent rapid economic development after 1961, millions of formerly poor citizens became prosperous, consumed more, and thus generated ever-increasing volumes of waste. • The country’s new consumption habits overwhelmed the existing waste-management infrastructure, creating a looming, potentially horrific environmental crisis. • Rapid development caused dislocations both in the civic culture and the political economy of Korea.
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Korea’s Environmental History
• Korea remained isolated from much of the world until 1890s, and only embarked upon concerted modernization under the Japanese colonial regime that began after 1909. Until then, Korean traditional society existed in a fair state of harmony and equilibrium with its physical environment. • Careful recycling and reuse of resources was the norm, and the concept of ‘wastes’ was nonexistent. • That situation had been stable over the previous millennium. The agrarian economy had not changed for centuries and urbanization remained at a low le


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Title Korea's volume-based waste fee system
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Political economy of a multi-stakeholder approach to an environmental problem

Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Shragge, Abraham J.

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Sejong, South Korea : KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Date 2017-08
Event

2017 Induction Training Program for IAS Officers

Pages 36
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pptx
Subject Territorial Development < Environment
Holding KDI School of Public Policy and Management
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