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The Development Dilemma: Displacement in India

By: S Parasuraman

320 pages, Tabs


Hardback | Jan 1999 | #95565 | ISBN: 0333753771
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Analyzes the social, economic and political cotexts in which development projects in india are implemented, and the consequences for people displaced by such projects.


List of tables - Abbreviations - Glossary - Acknowledgements - Introduction: Development's Painful Social Costs; M.M.Cernea - Development, Displacement and Resettlement in India - Assessing the Impact of Displacement - Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy in Practice - Displacement Due to the Durgapur Steel Plant - Displacement Due to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port - Displacement Due to the Bolani Iron Ore Mines - Displacement Due to the Maharashtra II Irrigation Project - Displacement Due to the Upper Krishna Irrigation Project - Displacement Due to the Sardar Sarovar Project - The Consequences of Displacement for Women - The Narmada Movement - Conclusions - Notes - References - Index

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DR. S. PARASURAMAN, an anthropologist by training, received professional education from International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay, India Institute of Technology, and Institute of Social Studies. He is currently Professor of Social Sciences at the Tata Institute of Social Science. Dr Parasuraman was with Oxfam in India as its Deputy National Director, Programme, from 1995 to 1997. Dr. Parasuraman has written extensively in the area of development, displacement, resettlement and rehabilitation, associated with the Namada Movement since 1987 and was a member of the Prime Minister's Committee to review Tehri Hydroelectric project in India.

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