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Research on the Evolutionary Path and Countermeasures of Environmental Mass Events——Taking the Shahu Incident in Wuhan as an Example

Xinyue Xiao


The number and scope of environmental mass events have been increasing year by year, and the characteristics of violent resistance have become increasingly prominent, which have brought considerable pressure on social governance. Looking at many environmental mass events at home and abroad, it is not difficult to find that there is a logical chain of "risk amplification-response strategy-conflict outbreak". From the static perspective, the evolution of environmental pollution group events reflects the system relationship among various stakeholders; from the dynamic perspective, the evolution of environmental pollution group events reflects the dynamic development process and the dynamic game in each stage.This article uses the lake of sand in Wuhan incident as a case to apply and verify the interpretive framework. Finally, three aspects of ex ante prevention, in-event control, and post-event recovery are discussed in depth on the comprehensive management of such mass events. Contradictions and avoiding larger social conflicts provide useful references.


Mass Events; Collective Action; Evolution Mechanism

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/mmf.v6i3.4274