Sustainability with ecological and economic justice in China

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Abstract

This paper examines the sustainability of China’s economic development since the 1979 Reform by addressing questions of socio-economic and ecological justice . It attempts to understand how the craze for Modernization entraps China in socio-economic injustices and aggravates environmental crises . It argues for adopting subaltern and ecological perspectives in challenging statist, elitist and anthropocentric discourses and practices concerning the question of sustainability in China.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-320
Number of pages28
JournalINTERdisciplina
Volume3
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2015

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Bibliographical note

Also published in Spanish: Lau, K. C. (2015). La sustentabilidad con justicia ecológica y económica en China. INTERdisciplina, 3(7), 89-120. doi: 10.22201/ceiich.24485705e.2015.7.52387

Keywords

  • China
  • common
  • ecological justice
  • socio-economic justice
  • subaltern perspective
  • sustainability

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In: INTERdisciplina, Vol. 3, No. 7, 11.03.2015, p. 293-320.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

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