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Environmental Consciousness in China - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081003886, 9780081003893

Environmental Consciousness in China

1st Edition

Change with Social Transformation

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Authors: Qiu Zhong Guoqing Shi
Paperback ISBN: 9780081003886
eBook ISBN: 9780081003893
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 23rd May 2020
Page Count: 174
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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.

Key Features

  • 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

Table of Contents

Part I. Environmental Degradation and Socio-economic Development
1. China Environmental issues 1950s -21st Century
2. China’s Socio-economic Development

Part II. Environmental Consciousness – Essentials for the change
3. What is Environmental Consciousness
4. Mythology
5. Theory

Part III. Does environmental consciousness change?
6. Comparison between China and the U.S
7. Environmental Consciousness Change

Part IV. Why does it change?
8. Research Purpose and Data Collection
9. Pollution Drive
10. Subjective angle: Constructivism
11. Economic angle: Post-material

Part V. Environmental behavior, it matters
12. Protection Willingness
13. Protection Actions
14. Environmental Movement

Part VI How would the future be?
15. From the consciousness to the change
16. Happening NOW


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About the Authors

Qiu Zhong

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Oklahoma State University, USA

Guoqing Shi

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Director of Social Development Institute, Director of National Research Center for Resettlement, Hohai University, China

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