AASoci  Vol.2 No.3 , September 2012
ANT Analysis on the River Management of Urban Taiwan: A Case Study of Keelung River in Taipei Basin
Author(s) Tsu-Lung Chou*
ABSTRACT
This article provides a historical investigation on river management in urban Taiwan. It demonstrates the application of actor network theory (ANT) on the long-term development and evolution of river management network through a case study of the Keelung River in Taipei Basin. The study considers the formation of the actors’ world of the Keelung River and the way the actors have affected flood drainage and the supply of land in the region. River management and induced disasters in the Basin are explored. Strengths and weaknesses of the ANT are also discussed.

Cite this paper
Chou, T. (2012). ANT Analysis on the River Management of Urban Taiwan: A Case Study of Keelung River in Taipei Basin. Advances in Applied Sociology, 2, 203-213. doi: 10.4236/aasoci.2012.23027.
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