Economic Globalization and the Environment in China: A Comparative Case Study of Shenyang and Dalian

@article{Shin2004EconomicGA,
  title={Economic Globalization and the Environment in China: A Comparative Case Study of Shenyang and Dalian},
  author={Sangbum Shin},
  journal={The Journal of Environment \& Development},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={263 - 294}
}
  • Sangbum Shin
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Environment & Development
This article examines the effects of trade and investment liberalization on the environment in two Chinese cities—Shenyang and Dalian. Theoretically, it draws insights from literature on trade and environment on one hand, and norm diffusion study in the international relations literature on the other hand. It attempts to show that economic openness has played a significant role in facilitating the diffusion of global environmental norms in China. In addition, it examines how global economic… 

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