Public Participation in Environmental Enforcement . . . with Chinese Characteristics?: A Comparative Assessment of China’s Environmental Complaint Mechanism

@article{Yang2012PublicPI,
  title={Public Participation in Environmental Enforcement . . . with Chinese Characteristics?: A Comparative Assessment of China’s Environmental Complaint Mechanism},
  author={Tse-chyi Max. Yang and Xuehua Zhang},
  journal={Emerging Markets: Theory \& Practice eJournal},
  year={2012}
}
  • T. Yang, Xuehua Zhang
  • Published 15 July 2012
  • Political Science
  • Emerging Markets: Theory & Practice eJournal
In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that China’s rapid economic development has come at a significant environmental cost. Pollution problems are now a source of serious public concern, at times even social unrest. The government has responded with an ambitious reform program that has produced a multitude of major environmental laws and significantly increased resources spent on addressing environmental problems. While environmental activism has risen with the growth in public… 
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