PANNA: Resource Pointer #368


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Resource Pointer #368 (China’s Economy and the Environment)
June 16, 2004

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*China Confronts the Challenge of Globalization, 1998* Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Explores how the effects of globalization on China's role in the international community. 26 pages. Available as a free download at: http://www.rbf.org/publications/puborderform.html. Contact Rockefeller Brothers Fund, 437 Madison Avenue, 37th floor, New York, New York 10022-7001; phone (212) 812-4200; fax (212) 812-4299; e-mail info@rbf.org; Web site http://www.rbf.org.

*China, Overcoming Rural Poverty, 2001* The World Bank Washington D.C. Assesses the level of poverty in China at the end of the 1990s and suggests methods of overcoming poverty in rural areas.154 pages. Available as hard copy for $22.00 at http://publications.worldbank.org/ecommerce/. Contact The World Bank, 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20433; phone (202) 477-1234; fax (202) 477-6391; email feedback@worldbank.org; Web site http://www.worldbank.org.

*Crouching Suspicions, Hidden Potential, 2002* Pamela Baldinger and Jennifer L. Turner. Examines the impacts of China's industrial development on the global energy market and environmental quality. Suggests the United States develop a coherent approach to energy and environmental relations with China. 64 pages. Available as a free download at: http://wwics.si.edu/. Contact China Environment Forum, Woodrow Wilson Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004-3027; email cef@wwic.si.edu; phone (202) 691-4233; Web site http://wwics.si.edu/

*The Chinese Economy, 1997* The World Bank Washington D.C. Proposes economic reforms designed to stabilize China's economy while maintaining high growth rates. 112 pages. Available as hard copy for $22.00 at http://publications.worldbank.org/ecommerce/. Contact The World Bank 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20433; phone (202) 477-1234; fax (202) 477-6391; email feedback@worldbank.org; Web site http://www.worldbank.org.

*Migrant Women Workers and the Emerging Civil Society in China, 2001* Zhang Ye. Identifies the issues facing migrant women workers in China, such as poor working conditions and lack of medical and social welfare services. Advocates for the development of civil society organizations to protect workers and pressure society to improve working conditions. Available as a free download at http://www.asiafoundation.org/Locations/china_publications.html. Contact The Asia Foundation, Suite 1905 Building No.1, Henderson Center,18 Jianguomennei Avenue, Beijing 100005, China; phone (86 10) 651-83868; fax (86 10) 651-83869; Web site http://www.asiafoundation.org.

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