Assessment of social-economic risk of Chinese dual land use system using fuzzy AHP

Lyu, H, Wu, Y, Shen, J and Zhou, A 2018, 'Assessment of social-economic risk of Chinese dual land use system using fuzzy AHP', Sustainability (Switzerland), vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 1-14.


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Title Assessment of social-economic risk of Chinese dual land use system using fuzzy AHP
Author(s) Lyu, H
Wu, Y
Shen, J
Zhou, A
Year 2018
Journal name Sustainability (Switzerland)
Volume number 10
Issue number 7
Start page 1
End page 14
Total pages 14
Publisher MDPIAG
Abstract The Chinese dual land use system (DLUS) has played a crucial role in the industrialization of China since 1950s. However, this dual system caused/causes obstacles in urban development under the new market economic conditions. This paper presents an approach to assess the social-economic risks during urban development in China by integrating the strategic environment assessment (SEA) principle into the fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (AHP) method. In the proposed approach, SEA principles are set as the influencing factors in AHP. Fuzzy AHP is used to assess the relative importance degree of the six principles in SEA. To illustrate the application procedure of the proposed approach, a building collapse incident inWenzhou is used as a case for the risk analysis. The assessment results show that the index of the manage system has the greatest importance to social-economic risk. The principle of sustainable development (A) and monitoring measures (E) have more importance than the other principles in SEA. It can be concluded that the DLUS in the market management of China may be responsible for building collapse incidents in rural areas. It is suggested that the principles of sustainable development and monitoring measures in SEA should be strictly implemented during urbanization, and it is recommended that the government establish a unified management system and ensure the effective implementation of sustainable urbanization.
Subject Civil Geotechnical Engineering
Keyword(s) Dual land use system
Fuzzy AHP
Social-economic risk
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
Unified management system
DOI - identifier 10.3390/su10072451
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