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Water development refugees

Connell, Daniel


There is a strong tendency to discuss the issues related to people displaced by dams as some sort of special case but they have much in common with the many other groups of people who have been obstructions in the path of the seemingly inexorable expansion of the modern nation state in the last few hundred years. A useful perspective on the recurring pattern applying to people displaced by dams and large infrastructure is that of James Scott, the author of Seeing Like a State and a number of...[Show more]

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