China's Limits to Growth
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China's Limits to Growth by Peter Ho
Book DescriptionIn this book a multi-disciplinary team of experts from around the world studies the environmental challenge posed by China's phenomenal economic growth. * An exploration of the environmental challenge posed by China's phenomenal economic growth. * Written by a multi-disciplinary team of experts from around the world. * Argues that China's development poses the greatest ever challenge for the modern world in terms of speed, size and resource scarcity. * Discusses issues such as cleaner production, green car technology, resettlement resulting from dam building, and biotechnology. * Moves beyond the dichotomy between alarmist, radical views and moderate notions of incremental change.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405153904
(230mm x 157mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Ho
China's Embedded Activism, Paperback (March 2012)
Rich in case studies about environmental civic organisations in China, and written by a team of experts on social movements, NGOs, democratisation, and civil society, this book addresses a wide readership of students, scholars and professionals interested in development, political change, and contemporary Chinese society.
Institutions in Transition, Hardback (July 2005)
With its focus on land policy and administration, including natural resources, this book contributes to the field of institutional change and property rights reform in socialist economies with reference to China. It addresses professionals interested in the economics of transition, legal anthropology, and natural resource management.
Rural Development in Transitional China, Paperback (February 2004)» View all books by Peter Ho
This book offers an authoritative and in-depth analysis of the social and economic changes that have swept through the Chinese countryside in the last twenty years.
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Author Biography - Peter Ho
Peter Ho is Professor of International Development Studies at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences and Director of the Centre for Development Studies of the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. He is the author of Institutions in Transition (2005) and the editor of Developmental Dilemmas (2005). Eduard B. Vermeer was formerly Senior Lecturer at Leiden University, The Netherlands. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Asia Pacific Business Review and China Information. Together with Jacob Eyferth, Peter Ho and Eduard B. Vermeer have also co-edited Rural Development in Transitional China (2004).
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