Scientific Publication

Community Driven Regulation: Balancing Development and the Environment in Vietnam ( by Dara O'Rourke)


In Community-Driven Regulation, Dara O’Rourke focuses his attention on the other end of the spectrum of civic action, the local level. O’Rourke offers a detailed set of cases from Vietnam that demonstrate how pressure from local communities interacting with state agencies and polluting firms can lead to the emergence of regulation even in the absence of a strong national regulatory framework