China and Sustainable Development in Latin America: The Social and Environmental Dimension (Anthem Frontiers of Global Political Economy and Development) .

During Latin Americas China-led commodity boom, governments turned a blind eye to the inherent flaws in the regions economic policy. Now that the commodity boom is coming to an end, those flaws cannot be ignored. High on the list of shortcomings is the fact that Latin American governmentsand Chinese investorslargely fell short of mitigating the social and environmental impacts of commodity-led growth.
The recent commodity boom exacerbated pressure on the regions waterways and forests, accentuating threats to human health, biodiversity, global climate change and local livelihoods. China and Sustainable Development in Latin America documents the social and environmental impact of the China-led commodity boom in the region. It also highlights important areas of innovation, like Chiles solar energy sector, in which governments, communities and investors worked together to harness the commodity boom for the benefit of the people and the planet.
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Authors: Rebecca Ray

Date: 2021

Upload Date: 6/6/2022 12:16:25 AM

Format: epub

Pages: 382



Language: English

ISBN / ASIN: 1783086130


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