The first book to comprehensively analyze the regulation of dirty industry migration - a global issue that has complex economic, environmental and social implications. The book examines the mechanisms of regulation of dirty industry migration under internal trade, investment, environment and human rights laws. Other than international law, the host and home country regulation of dirty industry migration in the context of domestic laws and policies are examined. Finally, this book critically evaluates the voluntary codes relating to corporate environmental citizenship and social responsibility which bear implications on the regulation of dirty industry migration.

Key Features

  • Based on detailed and up-to-date research


Students and academics in Asian studies and those interested in internal trade, investment, environment, and human rights laws

Table of Contents

Dirty industry migration and environment: theories and application; Dirty industry migration globally and in China: an empirical study; Dirty industry migration under international law; Dirty industry migration under Chinese law; Corporate social responsibility and environmental citizenship in China; Conclusion.


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Chandos Publishing
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About the author

Haitian Lu

Dr Haitian Lu is Assistant Professor in Law at the School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and is the Program Director of the Masters of Science in China Business Studies. Dr. Lu obtained a PhD. In Law from National University of Singapore and specializes in Chinese law, economics and society. Prior to joining the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dr. Lu worked for the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights in Geneva and a leading law firm in Singapore.