This article reviews the interactions between environmental agencies and public opinion in developing countries, and presents the findings of a recent household survey showing the emergence of an environmentally sensitive community and a brief survey of environmental governance in Guangzhou. It then examines the effort of the Guangzhou Environmental Protection Bureau in cultivating an environmentally sensitive community, its handling of complaints and its institutional constraints on mobilizing greater public support. The article concludes by considering the national implications of the case of Guangzhou.
|Number of pages||28|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Sep 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Political Science and International Relations