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Kada Yukiko, co-author of the Japan chapter, was elected Governor of Shiga Prefecture in Japan on July 2, 2006, on a "No Waste!" platform. Her victory, against an established and well-funded opponent, took Japan's political world by surprise. For more on this remarkable story go to http://www.japanconsidered.com/JapanConsideredPodcast.html and to http://www.kippo.or.jp/KansaiWindowHtml/News/2006-e/20060906_News.html.
The book review Section of China Rights Forum (2006, No.1) included an abridged version of the Introduction by Joanne Bauer.[PDF]A short write up of the book appeared in Book News, Inc.
Page 188. The Kanyakumari District in incorrectly shown as part of the state of Kerala on the map. Kanyakumari is a district of the state of Tamil Nadu, and is located on the southern tip of India.