Defying Displacement

Defying Displacement

by Anthony Oliver-Smith
     
 

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The first book to document the resistance movements of people and communities threatened with involuntary displacement and resettlement by development projects around the world.  See more details below

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The first book to document the resistance movements of people and communities threatened with involuntary displacement and resettlement by development projects around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292728905
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

ANTHONY OLIVER-SMITH is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Florida. He held the Munich Re Foundation Chair of Social Vulnerability at the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security 2007–2008. He has done anthropological research and consultation on issues relating to involuntary resettlement, as well as the impacts of natural and technological disasters, in Peru, Honduras, India, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico, Japan, and the United States since the 1970s.

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