Community-Driven Regulation: Balancing Development and the Environment in Vietnam

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Dezember 2003



Case studies of community action in Vietnam form the basis for a new policy model for pollution control in developing countries.


Dara O'Rourke is Associate Professor of Environmental and Labor Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and cofounder and Chairman of GoodGuide, Inc., a database for safe, healthy, green, and ethical products based on scientific ratings. He is author of Community-Driven Regulation: Balancing Development and the Environment in Vietnam (MIT Press) and coauthor of Can We Put an End to Sweatshops?


"Dara O'Rourke brings a critically important new dimension to the discourse on sustainability: human agency expressed through community-driven environmental regulation. He offers a rich, detailed account of the Vietnamese people's struggle to sustain their communities against global industry. This book gives hope that continuing political renovation and the rise of civil society in Vietnam can more effectively meet the challenges of environmental management through community-state synergies."--C. Michael Douglass, Director, Globalization Research Center and Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawaii
EAN: 9780262650649
ISBN: 0262650649
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MIT PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2003
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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