Disaster Management in China in a Changing Era

This book shows how Chinese officials have responded to popular and international pressure, while at the same time seeking to preserve their own careers, in the context of disaster management. Using the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake as a case study, it illustrates how authoritarian regimes are creating n...

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Main Author: Kang, Yi.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : 2015.
Series: SpringerBriefs in Political Science,
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-44516-7
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