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Managing the Chinese Environment

Edited By: Richard Louis Edmonds

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Mar 2000 | #101059 | ISBN: 0198296355
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About this book

Brings together some of the world's leading experts to discuss various techniques of management and amelioration of environmental problems.

This is a collection that anyone concerned about China's environment should read. The Journal of Asian Studies Many of the papers contain highly technical detail, but all repay careful reading, concerning as they do some of the most vital issues facing China and the world today Jackie Sheehan, Times Higher Education Supplement This publication provides a brief, authoritative and readable progress report which is essential reading for those involved in China's natural resources sector. Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy Internet Journal


Contents

Introduction; The Environmental Legacy of Imperial China; The Organization of Environmental Protection in China; Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China: The Face of Domestic Law; China: Environmental Protection, Domestic Policy Trends, Patterns of Participation in Regimes and Compliance with International Norms; China's Land Resources, Environment, and Agricultural Production; Is China Living on the Water Margin?; Environmental Issues and the SouthNorth Water Transfer Scheme; Recent Trends in Forestry and Conservation of Biodiversity in China; China's Energy and Resource Uses: Continuity and Change; Industrial Pollution in China and Remedial Policies; Population, Public Health, and the Environment in China; Business Opportunities for Foreign Firms related to China's Environment

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