Green Environment Social Economic System for Urban-Rural Integration

  • Bin LiEmail author
  • Wen-Hong Cheng
  • Cheng-Long He
Part of the New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives book series (NFRSASIPER, volume 24)


This chapter highlights a small-scale green water environment social economic system in the context of the New Normal for China’s urban-rural integration. A literature review of water environment social economic system was carried out and included a discussion of a small- and medium-sized urban coordinated development theory on land and infrastructure aspects relative to Jiaxing’s location, scale, and administrative division. Jiaxing is a prefecture city with a population of four million, located in Yangtze River Delta of Eastern China within Zhejiang province, between the cities of Shanghai and Hangzhou, and belongs to a typical area of river network. Furthermore, water governance and rural non-point source pollution due to intensive livestock breeding in the south of Yangtze River region, especially due to a recent incident involving diseased pigs, were comprehensively analyzed. Finally, recommendations on green environment social economic system for urban-rural integration in China were proposed.


Jiaxing Green water environment social economic system Urban-rural integration 



We would like to thank anonymous reviewers for their comments on the earlier version of this paper. This material is based upon work funded by Humanities and Social Sciences Planning Fund under the Ministry of Education, China (14YJAZH030), South China University of Technology under the program of International S&T Cooperation (Subproject, 2011DFA60290), Chongqing University under the National Social Science Fund of China (Subproject, 12&ZD209), Jiaxing Environmental Protection Bureau (00512086), Circular Economy Society in Zhejiang province (00201302), Jiaxing Science and Technology Bureau (2014AY11012 and 2011AY1043), Philosophy Social Sciences Foundation in Zhejiang province (14NDJC005Z), Zhejiang Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences Circles (2013 N101), Development Research Center of the State Council (00510323), Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection of the Department of National Development and Reform Commission (00510322), Key Innovation Team Project of Zhejiang Province: Circular Economy, and the Development of Zhejiang Transformation and Upgrading Research Team (Zhe-Wei-Ban 2012, 68).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of JiaxingJiaxingChina

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