The Future of Large Dams: Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs

The Future of Large Dams: Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs

by Thayer Ted Scudder

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136547751
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/27/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 408
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Thayer Scudder is Professor Emeritus at the California Institute of Technology and former Commissioner of the World Commission on Dams.

Table of Contents

The Large Dams Dispute and the Future of Large Dams * Theories of the Resettlement Process * A Comparative Survey of Dam-induced Resettlement in 50 Cases, with the Statistical Assistance of John Gay * How River Basin Communities Can Benefit From Resettlement * Sri Lanka's Mahaweli Development Project * Further Case Studies * Addressing Downstream and Upper Catchments: Environmental and Social Impacts * Institutional Arrangements * The Future of Large Dams and the Way Forward *

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