China's water warriors : citizen action and policy change / Andrew C. Mertha

Author(s): Mertha, Andrew, 1965-
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Subjects: Water resources development--Political aspects--China
Environmentalism--Political aspects--China
Economic development--Environmental aspects--China
Environmental policy--China
China--Politics and government--1976-2002
China--Politics and government--2002-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008
LC Classification: H, HD
Table of Contents: List of Tables and Figures
List of Selected Institutions and Abbreviations
1. China's Hydraulic Society? 1
2. Actors, Interests, and Issues at Stake 27
3. From Policy Conflict to Political Showdown: The Failure at Pubugou 65
4. From Economic Development to Cultural Heritage: Expanding the Sphere at Dujiangyan 94
5. The Nu River Project and the Middle Ground of Political Pluralization 110
6. A Kinder, Gentler "Fragmented Authoritarianism"? 150
Index 163
Notes: LCCN: 2007036946
ISBN: 9780801446368 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0801446368 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: China's hydraulic society? -- Actors, interests, and issues at stake -- From policy conflict to political showdown : the failure at Pubugou -- From economic development to cultural heritage : expanding the sphere at Dujiangyan -- The Nu River project and the middle ground of political pluralization -- A kinder, gentler "fragmented authoritarianism"?
Physical Description: xvii, 168 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 171151861
ISBN/ISSN: 9780801446368
0801446368

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