Studying transition economies is one of the most challenging tasks faced by those who wish to understand the political, social and economic changes that the world has undergone since the end of the Cold War. Greening Industrialization in Asian Transitional Economies is a collection of essays which examine environmental performance and the transition to market economies, particularly in China and Vietnam. A comprehensive assessment of the state of industrial environmental management, this informative volume looks at the movement for cleaner production from many perspectives, analyzing its historical roots, its political influences, its implementation, and its economic and technological feasibility. Readers of these excellent essays will be left with an in-depth understanding of both the necessity for environmental improvements in rapidly industrializing economies and the difficulties and challenges which this goal entails. An ambitious and important project, Greening Industrialization in Asian Transitional Economies provides a wide-ranging analysis of a vital topic.