Foreword
(1,448 words)

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 increasingly resource scarce and ecologically fragile, face to face with some historically unprecedented environmental and resource pr…

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Zheng, Yuxin, “Foreword”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 18 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_zheng_9789004316027_foreword>
First published online: 2016



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