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Title: The Paradox of Small Hydropower: Local Government and Environmental Governance in China
Authors: Wang, Jenn-Hwan;Tseng, Sheng-Wen;Zheng, Huan
王振寰
Contributors: 國發所
Date: 2015-11
Issue Date: 2016-01-15 15:43:56 (UTC+8)
Abstract: Small Hydropower is regarded by the Chinese state as a method for both poverty alleviation and environmental protection in rural areas. This paper finds that local government officials develop an ‘environmentally bundled economic interests’ approach that simultaneously fulfills the central state’s new political mission and local economic development demand. The small hydropower plants however have paradoxically become the destroyer of the environment as local government at different levels develop the plants in an un-coordinated manner. We use the growth of small hydropower in Yunnan province as an exemplar to show the new tendency and problems of China’s environmental governance.
Relation: Journal of Development Studies, 51(11), 1475-1487
Data Type: article
DOI link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2014.973860
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