Journal article

Environmental justice and park accessibility in urban China: Evidence from Shanghai

Chunlan Wang, Chen Li, Mark Wang, Shangguang Yang, Luyao Wang

ASIA PACIFIC VIEWPOINT | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

This article applies the pluralistic concept of environmental justice to the issue of park accessibility between people across different socioeconomic strata in the metropolitan region of Shanghai. Data were obtained from China's 2000 and 2010 population census, Shanghai Landscaping and City Appearance Administrative Bureau, semi-structured interviews and secondary sources. The article finds significant environmental injustice between foreign citizens and Chinese citizens (including people from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan and mainland people with and without Shanghai hukou) and between blue collar, white collar and wealthy white collar people from distributive, recognition, participatory and..

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Grants

Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Shanghai Education Committee Humanities and Social Sciences Major Project


Awarded by Major bidding project of key research base of humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of Education


Awarded by Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities


Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the supports of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 71874054), Shanghai Education Committee Humanities and Social Sciences Major Project (Grant No. 2017-01-07-00-02-E00008), the Major bidding project of key research base of humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of Education (Grant No. 17JJD790008) and Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2020ECNU-HWFW010).