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Industrial Transformation in the Developing World

Michael T. Rock and David P. Angel


Grow first, clean up later' environmental strategies in the developing economies of East Asia pose a critical regional and global sustainability challenge in this area of continuing rapid urban-based industrial growth which is the most polluted region in the world. Using detailed case studies and rigorous empirical analyses Rock and Angel show that East Asian governments have found institutionally unique ways to overcome the sustainability challenge, thus proving an important antidote to those who argue that poor countries cannot afford to clean up their environment whilst their economies rem ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199270040
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199270040.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael T. Rock, author

David P. Angel, author