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Realization of Sustainable Regions and Local Public Human Resources: New Horizons in Japan

Editors Katsutaka SHIRAISHI, Tatsuro NIIKAWA, Fumihiko SAITO
Project by Ryukoku University Local Human Resources and Public Policy Development System Open Research Centre
Publication Nippon Hyoronsha, 2001
Price 3,000 yen + tax
ISBN 978‐4‐535‐58591‐1

This booklet introduces the outcomes of research studies on public human resources and its cultivation system, with a particular attention to such public human resources which plays significant roles in building local governance.  At the same time, it outlines the commentaries about the development of communication abilities of “connecting and educing” as well as concrete cases with regard to it.

Realization of Sustainable Regions and Collaborative Governance: Cases of Japan, U.S.A. and U.K.

Editors Fumihiko SAITO, Katsutaka SHIRAISHI, Tatsuro NIIKAWA
Project by Ryukoku University Local Human Resources and Public Policy Development System Open Research Centre
Publisher Nippon Hyoronsha, 2011
Price 3,000 yen + tax
ISBN 978‐4‐535‐58590‐4

What do you think we need to do for improving local governance in building sustainable regions?  This book extracts the lessons for policy formulation and implementation by comparing and examining the cases of England, Portland in U.S.A., and Iida City in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

Booklets

Biochar Utilization in Agriculture and Its Contribution to the Revitalization of Local Society: Citizens Participation in the Global Warming Countermeasures (Local Governance System Series No.14)

Editor Yoshie INOUE
Project by Ryukoku University Local Human Resources and Public Policy Development System Open Research Centre
Publisher Koujinnotomo-sha, 2001
Price 1,400 yen +tax
ISBN 978‐4‐87555‐587‐2

This booklet is written based on the discussions and outcomes of international symposium hosted by Ryukoku University Local Human Resources and Public Policy Development System Open Research Centre, held in Kameoka City, in March 2010, as well as efforts thus far made until FY 2010.  Since the contents include such specialized ones as carbon cycle as well as carbon sequestration, it was inserted the commentaries in the form of column.  Contributors to this booklet include officials from numerous institutions, which were involved in this project.

Handbook of Capacity Building of Ability to Facilitate (Connecting and Educing) through Dialogues and Discussions

Authors Kimie TSUCHIYAMA, Kazuyo MURATA, Masataka FUKAO
Project by Ryukoku University Local Human Resources and Public Policy Development System Open Research Centre
Publisher Koujinnotomo-sha, 2001
Price 1,200 yen +Tax
ISBN 978‐4‐87555‐588‐9

This booklet introduces the methodologies of training programs, which is highly evaluated.   Through the programs, the ideas, techniques and competence for fruitful dialogues and discussions are acquired.  It is aimed to bring further understandings about what ‘facilitation (connecting and educing)’ is.

LORC's Journal : Journal of Local Partnership

No.1

 

Publisher Ryukoku University Research Centre for the Local Public Human Resources and Policy Development (LORC)
Projector LORC Journal Editorial Board
Date of Issue March, 2012

For the first issue, articles were contributed by LORC researchers, Keishi Tadatomo and Kazuyo Murata.  Dr. Tadatomo examined slow innovation, and Dr. Murata examined welfare linguistics.  Simultaneously, the Journal deals with the reports on Research trip to Taiwan in November, 2011, as well as international symposium on endogenous development held in December, 2001.

 
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