Greening Industrialization in Asian Transitional Economies

Greening Industrialization in Asian Transitional Economies : China and Vietnam

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Greening Industrialization in Asian Transitional Economies is an important collection of essays which examines environmental performance and the transition to market economies, particularly in China and Vietnam. A comprehensive assessment of the state of industrial environmental management, this informative volume looks at the movement for cleaner production from many perspectives, analyzing its historical roots, its political influences, its implementation, and its economic and technological feasability.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 290 pages
  • 164 x 232 x 28mm | 621.42g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New
  • biobliography, index
  • 0739106082
  • 9780739106082

About Joost van Buuren

Arthur P. J. Mol is Professor and Chair in Environmental Policy at the Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University. Joost C. L. van Buuren is Senior Lecturer in Environmental Technology at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University.show more

Review quote

an important and timely volume on the sustainability of rapid industrialization in two of the globe's most important countries... The future of the planet, indeed, may depend on many of the thoughtful ideas and suggestions contained between its covers... It should be required reading for economic development officials, politicians, and educated citizens in China, Vietnam, and other transitional societies (with respective translations to facilitate such reading, as well as intergovernmental agencies and other institutions working in and with officials in these two countries. -- David A. Sonnenfeld, Washington State University Rural Sociologyshow more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Transitional Economies and the Greening of Industrialization Paths Chapter 2 Industrial Environmental Management in China Chapter 3 Environmental Management for Industrial Zones in Vietnam Chapter 4 Cleaner Production in China Chapter 5 Cleaner Production and Industrial Pollution Control in Vietnam Chapter 6 Ecologizing Industrialization in Chinese Small Towns Chapter 7 Relocation or Renovation: Greening Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Chapter 8 Options for Reducing Energy Related Pollution in Asia: the RAINS-ASIA Model Chapter 9 Regional Economic Integration and Environmental Reform: the Asian Cases of China and Vietnam Chapter 10 Ecological Transformation of the Tapioca Processing Industry in Vietnam Chapter 11 Environmental Management Strategies for Seafood Processing Industries in Vietnamshow more