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Green China: Seeking Ecological Alternatives

By: Geoffrey Murray and Ian Cook

Routledge Curzon

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #131637 | ISBN: 070071703X
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About this book

Drawing on a wide range of Chinese and western sources, this book analyses the environmental problems facing China today, from the historical, political, economic and cultural root causes, through the successful and unsuccessful efforts which have been made to find solutions, to possible future scenarios and strategies.


Contents

1. China's Environmental Crisis: An Overview Part I. Roots of Crisis 2. Ancient Legacies 3. Politics in Command 4. Market Forces Unleashed 5. Demographic and Consumerist Pressures Part II. Contemporary Issues, Policies and Debates 6. The Sanxia Dam 7. Moving the Waters 8. Ecological Tramplings 9. Environmental Policies Part III. Futures 10. Whither China?: Alternative Environmental Futures

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