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NIMBY

A derogatory term; an acronym for “not in my backyard.” It is intended to convey the sense that people are generally in favor of socially desirable programs such as half-way houses for felons, or unsavory but largely necessary uses such as waste disposal sites, as long as they are located in or near someone else's neighborhood.

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This paper provides an opportunity to examine aspects of NIMBY that are seldom brought to light in the literature, namely the connection between urban quality of life and the debate about risks or environmental stress due to proximity.
This paper seeks to understand NIMBY disputes as a contracting problem where developers and communities struggle to reach an agreement to site a waste facility.
Their seemingly oppos ing stance to the policies, in fact, may be a pretext of their NIMBY mentality, regardless of, or even in spite of, their otherwise open and more accommodating attitudes on other social issues.
The Japanese government has created a sophisticated compensation scheme for NIMBY conflicts.
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Our sense is that as wind development happens on a wider scale, you are inevitably going to run into more NIMBY opposition, particularly in some regions.
But this same person may later vote against a proposed apartment community development because of the outcry from NIMBY activists.
It is not just a question of NIMBY but a truth of spoiling some of the finest countryside in the country.
The "Backyard" has grown so vastly that nowadays that the NIMBY syndrome affects industries all over the world.
THE NIMBY (not-in-my-back-yard) attitude is widespread in Cyprus.
Yet due to our selfish "I'm all right Jack", and NIMBY attitudes we apparently don't give a damn except pay a derisory 'lip servce' to the problem.
For those of you who haven't quite caught on to the jargon, NIMBY stands for Not In My Back Yard.