THE FUTER OF LARGE DAMS

DEALING WITH SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, INSTITUTIONAL AND POLITICAL COSTS
By (author)THAYER SCUDDER

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Symbols of progress and a necessary evil or inherently flawed destroyeof Ecosystems and Societies? Thayer Scudder wades into the large dam debate with unprecedented authority. Armed with decades of experience, a vast array of cases studies and data Scudder examines all aspects of the costs, benefits and risks to ecosystems, societies and economies of large dam development projects. He covethe structure of the decision making process, the planning, implementation and governance of assets, state-of-the-art procedures for addressing environmental, institutional, political and social issues, and the highly contentious issue of dam-induced resettlement, illuminated by a statistical analysis of 50 cases.
ISBN: 1844073386
Publisher: EARTHSCA
Subtitle: DEALING WITH SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, INSTITUTIONAL AND POLITICAL COSTS
Author: THAYER SCUDDER

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1844073386

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2006

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389

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

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