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In One's Own Shadow: An Ethnographic Account of the Condition of Post-Reform Rural China
China underwent a dramatic social transformation in the last decade of the twentieth century. This powerful ethnographic study of one community focuses on the logic of everyday practice inExpand
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China's impact on forests in Southeast Asia
Abstract Many developed countries have gained control of their forest-exploiting industries through advanced regulatory regimes. But stricter regulation usually displaces forest exploitation intoExpand
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China's “Green GDP” Experiment and the Struggle for Ecological Modernisation
Abstract The ongoing conflict between the goals of environmental conservation and economic growth in China is partly a conflict between state agencies charged with these contrasting missions. InExpand
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Forests, Floods, and the Environmental State in China
Deforestation continues in developing countries, despite predictions of ruinous consequences in the 21st century. The state is a poor protector of the environment in most of these countries but isExpand
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China's environmental challenges
  • G. Lang
  • Political Science
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Chinese cinema and religion. Joy Kooi-Chin Tong (Chapter 11) examines how religious ethics of Christian overseas Chinese entrepreneurs affects their moral decisions and business practices in China.Expand
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Food Security for China's Cities
Urban food supply will be a key issue for cities in the coming decades, and cities will increasingly turn to their own hinterlands for some types of food. Many of China's cities are better placed toExpand
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Anti-incinerator campaigns and the evolution of protest politics in China
As China rapidly urbanises, many cities are building incinerators to try to reduce the growing pressure of rising volumes of municipal waste on landfills. Incinerator projects have provoked NIMBYExpand
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Unities and Diversities in Chinese Religion
This is an out of print book, the rights for which have reverted to the author. The version presented here was digitized from a paper copy provided by the author.
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Critical Thinking among University Students: Does the Family Background Matter?
The influence of social class on students' critical thinking, learning, and motivation is plausible. Thus, social class may be an important factor in explaining differences in educational achievementExpand
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