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The Resource Environmental Litigation in China : A Study in Political Ambivalence

Environmental Litigation in China : A Study in Political Ambivalence

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Environmental Litigation in China : A Study in Political Ambivalence
Title
Environmental Litigation in China
Title remainder
A Study in Political Ambivalence
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Stern, Rachel E
Dewey number
344.5104/6
LC call number
KNQ3127 -- .S74 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge Studies in Law and Society
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  • Environmental law -- China
  • Environmental law -- Political aspects -- China
  • Liability for environmental damages -- China
  • Pollution -- Law and legislation -- China
Label
Environmental Litigation in China : A Study in Political Ambivalence
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Political Ambivalence -- The Cases -- Sources -- Roadmap -- 1 Post-Mao -- Chinas Turn Toward Law -- Re-Establishing the Law -- Law and the Party -- Pollution and Political Will -- Rewarding Economic Growth -- Building Local Revenue -- The Turn Toward Environmental Protection -- Accountability -- Top-Down Environmentalism -- Environmental Law and Litigation -- 2 From Dispute to Decision -- Chinese Courts -- Getting a Case into Court -- Finding (and Keeping) a Lawyer -- Case Acceptance Fees -- Venue Shopping -- Evidence -- Appraisals -- Closing Statements -- Elite Allies -- The Long Haul -- 3 Frontiers of Environmental Law -- Rural Industrialization: Zhang Changjian et al. v. Pingnan Rongping Chemical Plant (Fujian, 2005) -- Pollution Accidents: Sun Youli et al. v. Qian'an Number One Paper Mill et al. (Hebei, 2002 and 2003) -- Pushing Boundaries: Chinese Sturgeon et al. v. PetroChina Company Limited (Beijing/Heilongjiang, 2005) -- NIMBY Disputes: the Shanghai-Hangzhou Magnetic Levitation (Maglev) Train (2007-2008) -- Taking Stock -- 4 Political Ambivalence -- Political Ambivalence -- Law and Political Ambivalence -- Everyday Control -- Inside the Central Bureaucracy -- Mixed Signals: Signs of Encouragement from the Central Leadership -- Mixed Signals: Signs of Discouragement from the Central Leadership -- Environmental Courts and Cautious Innovation -- 5 On the Frontlines -- Two Dimensions of Judicial Decision Making in One-Party States -- Fluctuating Autonomy -- Rough Justice -- Innovation at the Margins -- 6 Heroes or Troublemakers? -- Routine Practitioners3 -- Do-Gooders -- The Emergence of Legal Activism -- Two Visions of Law -- Tensions and Divisions -- Signals, Self-Censorship, and Control Parables -- The Weak and the Few -- 7 Soft Support -- The Turn Toward Soft Support
  • The American Side -- Difficulties on the Ground -- The Chinese Side: The Demand for Soft Support -- Backlash -- The Limits of Conversion -- Cross-Cultural Missteps -- Cultivated Hope -- The City on the Hill -- Implications -- 8 Thinking about Outcomes -- Toward a Rights Revolution? -- Courts and Environmental Protection -- Policy Entrepreneurs and Public Interest Law -- Tensions and Possibilities -- Mixed Signals, Law, and Social Change -- New Directions -- Acknowledgments -- Interview List -- References1 -- Index
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UMKCLawddaEBC1113065
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (316 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107306516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1113065
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1113065
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10653110
  • (OCoLC)826822187
Label
Environmental Litigation in China : A Study in Political Ambivalence
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Political Ambivalence -- The Cases -- Sources -- Roadmap -- 1 Post-Mao -- Chinas Turn Toward Law -- Re-Establishing the Law -- Law and the Party -- Pollution and Political Will -- Rewarding Economic Growth -- Building Local Revenue -- The Turn Toward Environmental Protection -- Accountability -- Top-Down Environmentalism -- Environmental Law and Litigation -- 2 From Dispute to Decision -- Chinese Courts -- Getting a Case into Court -- Finding (and Keeping) a Lawyer -- Case Acceptance Fees -- Venue Shopping -- Evidence -- Appraisals -- Closing Statements -- Elite Allies -- The Long Haul -- 3 Frontiers of Environmental Law -- Rural Industrialization: Zhang Changjian et al. v. Pingnan Rongping Chemical Plant (Fujian, 2005) -- Pollution Accidents: Sun Youli et al. v. Qian'an Number One Paper Mill et al. (Hebei, 2002 and 2003) -- Pushing Boundaries: Chinese Sturgeon et al. v. PetroChina Company Limited (Beijing/Heilongjiang, 2005) -- NIMBY Disputes: the Shanghai-Hangzhou Magnetic Levitation (Maglev) Train (2007-2008) -- Taking Stock -- 4 Political Ambivalence -- Political Ambivalence -- Law and Political Ambivalence -- Everyday Control -- Inside the Central Bureaucracy -- Mixed Signals: Signs of Encouragement from the Central Leadership -- Mixed Signals: Signs of Discouragement from the Central Leadership -- Environmental Courts and Cautious Innovation -- 5 On the Frontlines -- Two Dimensions of Judicial Decision Making in One-Party States -- Fluctuating Autonomy -- Rough Justice -- Innovation at the Margins -- 6 Heroes or Troublemakers? -- Routine Practitioners3 -- Do-Gooders -- The Emergence of Legal Activism -- Two Visions of Law -- Tensions and Divisions -- Signals, Self-Censorship, and Control Parables -- The Weak and the Few -- 7 Soft Support -- The Turn Toward Soft Support
  • The American Side -- Difficulties on the Ground -- The Chinese Side: The Demand for Soft Support -- Backlash -- The Limits of Conversion -- Cross-Cultural Missteps -- Cultivated Hope -- The City on the Hill -- Implications -- 8 Thinking about Outcomes -- Toward a Rights Revolution? -- Courts and Environmental Protection -- Policy Entrepreneurs and Public Interest Law -- Tensions and Possibilities -- Mixed Signals, Law, and Social Change -- New Directions -- Acknowledgments -- Interview List -- References1 -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC1113065
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (316 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107306516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1113065
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1113065
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10653110
  • (OCoLC)826822187

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