Environmental protests and NIMBY activism: Local politics and waste management in Beijing and Guangzhou

@inproceedings{Wong2016EnvironmentalPA,
  title={Environmental protests and NIMBY activism: Local politics and waste management in Beijing and Guangzhou},
  author={Natalie W M Wong},
  year={2016}
}
Protests in post-Mao China not only indicate citizens’ increasing dissatisfaction but also challenge the regime to act and take appropriate measures. This article discusses local government response to environmental activism within China’s decentralized political structure. Anti-incinerator protests in Beijing and Guangzhou are used to illustrate the emergence of public participation in municipal policymaking on waste management. The Beijing and Guangzhou governments’ different attitudes and… CONTINUE READING

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