Chapter 6 – Water Scarcity in China
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How well a society manages its water resources can be assessed from three points of views: security, economic sustainability and ecological sustainability. In terms of water security, two things are of primary importance: how effectively a society can protect itself from floods, and the degree to which its basic …

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Chen, Shaojun, “Chapter 6 – Water Scarcity in China”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <>
First published online: 2016

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