Environmental Consciousness in China: Change with Social Transformation discusses the status of environmental consciousness within China from both an economic and political view. It then compares and contrasts the situation in China with Western nations. This is the first book that includes a comparison of urban and rural groups based on China’s unique modernization background.
- Considers China’s environmental record from an historical perspective
- Assesses the current state of environmental consciousness in China
- Discusses likely future trends in environmental consciousness
- Compares China’s record on environmental consciousness with Western nations
Environmental researchers, Environmentalists, Environmental policy makers, Sociologists
Part I. Environmental Degradation and Socio-economic Development
China Environmental issues 1950s -21st Century
China’s Socio-economic Development
Part II. Environmental Consciousness – Essentials for the change
What is Environmental Consciousness
Part III. Does environmental consciousness change?
Comparison between China and the U.S
Environmental Consciousness Change
Part IV. Why does it change?
Research Purpose and Data Collection
Subjective angle: Constructivism
Economic angle: Post-material
Part V. Environmental behavior, it matters
Part VI How the future would be?
From the consciousness to the change
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- © Chandos Publishing 2021
- 1st November 2020
- Chandos Publishing
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Qiu Zhong has a PhD in Sociology from Hohai University, China and a Professional Science Masters (PSM) degree inEnvironmental Science from Oklahoma State University, USA. Dr. Qiu Zhong's interests lie in environmental sociology and environmental management. She is dedicating to the research of global engagement, and environmental change and management.
Oklahoma State University, USA
Guoqing Shi is the Dean of School of Public Administration of Hohai University and Director of the National Research Center for Resettlement, Hohai University, China. Professor Shi's interests lie in environmental sociology, environment impact assessment, and forced displacement and resettlement.
Professor and Director of Social Development Institute, Director of National Research Center for Resettlement, Hohai University, China