Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles for Water and Power / Edition 1

Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles for Water and Power / Edition 1

by Sanjeev Khagram
     
 

Big dams built for irrigation, power, water supply, and other purposes were among the most potent symbols of economic development for much of the twentieth century. Of late they have become a lightning rod for challenges to this vision of development...See more details below

Overview

Big dams built for irrigation, power, water supply, and other purposes were among the most potent symbols of economic development for much of the twentieth century. Of late they have become a lightning rod for challenges to this vision of development...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801489075
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Transnational struggles for water and power1
Ch. 2Dams, democracy, and development in India33
Ch. 3India's Narmada projects : historical genesis and the transnational reform campaign65
Ch. 4The transnational campaign to save India's Narmada River101
Ch. 5Dams, democracy, and development in comparative perspective139
Ch. 6Dams, democracy, and development in transnational perspective177

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