Environmental NGOs and Institutional Dynamics in China

  title={Environmental NGOs and Institutional Dynamics in China},
  author={Guobin Yang},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={46 - 66}
  • Guobin Yang
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Political Science
  • The China Quarterly
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