Governing environmental conflicts in China: Under what conditions do local governments compromise?

  title={Governing environmental conflicts in China: Under what conditions do local governments compromise?},
  author={Yanwei Li and J. Koppenjan and S. Verweij},
  journal={Public Administration},
In recent years, governing environmental conflicts concerning the planning, construction, and operation of urban facilities has increasingly become a challenge for Chinese local governments. Chinese governments seek adequate responses to deal with these conflicts, for instance by ignoring criticism and sticking to initial decisions, by suppressing protests, or by compromising. In this article, by analysing 10 cases of conflict in China using crisp-set qualitative comparative analysis (csQCA… Expand
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