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The Greening of Red Cadres: economic development and ecological modernisation policy discourse in the People's Republic of China

McCarthy, Joe

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China's economic development over the past four decades has come at considerable cost to its environment. Yet, in recent decades, the People's Republic of China (PRC) authorities have responded with a series of legislative measures consistent with principles of 'sustainable development' (kechixu fazhan). These environmental reforms have caught the attention of ecological modernisation theorists who argue that China is undergoing form of 'ecological modernisation'. However, despite their focus...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/165901
DOI: 10.25911/5f58aff066cba
Access Rights: Open Access

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