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Title: Public Participation and Environmental Impact Assessment in Mainland China and Taiwan: Political Foundations of Environmental Management
Authors: Shui-Yan Tang;湯京平;Carlos Wing-Hung Lo
Tang, Ching-Ping
Contributors: 政治系
Date: 2005
Issue Date: 2014-07-29 17:59:28 (UTC+8)
Abstract: What role can public participation play in environmental management? Among major tools for environmental management, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has been widely practised in many countries. Its effectiveness, however, varies depending on the extent to which transparency and public participation are incorporated in its process. In this article, we analyse the role of public participation in environmental management by examining the operation of EIAs in two polities, Mainland China and Taiwan. In both cases, a lack of transparency and public participation had severely limited the effectiveness of EIA during the initial years when it was first introduced. Both polities have attempted to address the respective limitations of their EIA systems, and both have made some progress while encountering problems inherent in their underlying political institutions. The two cases illustrate the dynamic connections between political institutions and environmental management in developing countries.
Relation: The Journal of Development Studies, 41(1), 1-32
Data Type: article
DOI 連結: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220380420000276554
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