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The politics of disaster management in China

by Gang Chen | 17 May 2016
Category: Politics
Synopsis
In China's 4,000-year-long history and modern development, natural disaster management has been about not only human combat against devastating natural forces, but also institutional building, political struggle, and economic interest redistribution among different institutional players. A significant payoff for social scientists studying disasters is that they can reveal much of the hidden nature of political and economic processes and structures, particularly those in non-democracies, which are normally covered up with great care. This book reviews the problems and progress in the politics of China's disaster management. It analyses the factors in China's governance and political process that restrains its capacity to manage disasters. The book helps the audience better understand the dynamic relationship among various interest groups and civic forces in modern China's disaster politics, with special emphasis on the process of pluralization, decentralization and fragmentation.
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Synopsis
In China's 4,000-year-long history and modern development, natural disaster management has been about not only human combat against devastating natural forces, but also institutional building, political struggle, and economic interest redistribution among different institutional players. A significant payoff for social scientists studying disasters is that they can reveal much of the hidden nature of political and economic processes and structures, particularly those in non-democracies, which are normally covered up with great care. This book reviews the problems and progress in the politics of China's disaster management. It analyses the factors in China's governance and political process that restrains its capacity to manage disasters. The book helps the audience better understand the dynamic relationship among various interest groups and civic forces in modern China's disaster politics, with special emphasis on the process of pluralization, decentralization and fragmentation.
€69.99
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Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781137557117
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 17/05/2016
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, Politics Philosophy, Politics
No. of Pages - 0
Weight - 336
Edition - 1st edition 2016
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 22
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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