Performance Reviews, Public Accountability, and Green Governance

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Performance Reviews, Public Accountability, and Green Governance. / Delman, Jørgen.

Greening China’s Urban Governance. Tackling Environmental and Sustainability Challenges. ed. / Jørgen Delman; Yuan Ren; Outi Luova; Mattias Burrell; Oscar Almén. Singapore : Springer Publishing Company, 2019. p. 151-173 (ARI - Springer Asia Series, Vol. 7).

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Harvard

Delman, J 2019, Performance Reviews, Public Accountability, and Green Governance. in J Delman, Y Ren, O Luova, M Burrell & O Almén (eds), Greening China’s Urban Governance. Tackling Environmental and Sustainability Challenges. Springer Publishing Company, Singapore, ARI - Springer Asia Series, vol. 7, pp. 151-173. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0740-9

APA

Delman, J. (2019). Performance Reviews, Public Accountability, and Green Governance. In J. Delman, Y. Ren, O. Luova, M. Burrell, & O. Almén (Eds.), Greening China’s Urban Governance. Tackling Environmental and Sustainability Challenges (pp. 151-173). Singapore: Springer Publishing Company. ARI - Springer Asia Series, Vol.. 7 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0740-9

Vancouver

Delman J. Performance Reviews, Public Accountability, and Green Governance. In Delman J, Ren Y, Luova O, Burrell M, Almén O, editors, Greening China’s Urban Governance. Tackling Environmental and Sustainability Challenges. Singapore: Springer Publishing Company. 2019. p. 151-173. (ARI - Springer Asia Series, Vol. 7). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0740-9

Author

Delman, Jørgen. / Performance Reviews, Public Accountability, and Green Governance. Greening China’s Urban Governance. Tackling Environmental and Sustainability Challenges. editor / Jørgen Delman ; Yuan Ren ; Outi Luova ; Mattias Burrell ; Oscar Almén. Singapore : Springer Publishing Company, 2019. pp. 151-173 (ARI - Springer Asia Series, Vol. 7).

Bibtex

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