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Environmental Degradation and Social Justice: Implications for Democracy in Asia

  • Lawrence Surendra
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

The 1990s were a particularly significant decade for Asia. Deep transformations took place not only in the relationships between the state and capital, but also in the relationships between national and global capital, as part of globalization. As a result of the Asian economic crisis, many countries in the region went through painful processes of social and economic adjustments. These have deeply impacted their natural resources.

Keywords

Natural Resource Civil Society Social Justice Environmental Degradation Clean Development Mechanism 
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  • Lawrence Surendra

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