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In Chinese Research Perspectives on the Environment, Special Volume: Critical Essays on China's Environment and Development | ISBN: 9789004316027

China is the largest developing country in the world. The country’s adoption in the late 1970s of the reform and opening-up policy put her squarely on the path toward market-oriented, and progressively intensifying industrialization. The fast expansion of economic activities, made possible by the massive scale of resource use, has brought China, a country that is increas…

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Zheng, Yuxin, “Foreword”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 25 May 2018 <>
First published online: 2016

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