This book is about people who have been forced resettle because of development projects. It takes stock of recent applied social science research on involuntary resettlement and forms a part of an international discussion on theories of resettlement and what social scientists can do about it.
1. Anthropological Approaches to Involuntary Resettlement: Policy, Practice, and Theory 2. Anthropological and Sociological Research for Policy Development on Population Resettlement 3. Legal Aspects of Involuntary Population Resettlement 4. Involuntary Resettlement, Human Capital, and Economic Development 5. Resettlement Planning in the Brazilian Power Sector: Recent Changes in Approach 6. Resettlement After Involuntary Displacement: The Karelians in Finland 7. The Yacyreta Experience with Urban Resettlement: Some Lessons and Insights 8. Resettlement in Ghana: From Akosombo to Kpong 9. The Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute and Navajo Relocation 10. Peasants, Planners, and Participation: Resettlement in Mexico 11. Resettlement at Manantali, Mali: Short-Term Success, Long-Term Problems 12. The Dynamics of Social and Economic Adaptation During Resettlement: The Case of Beles Valley in Ethiopia 13. Involuntary Displacement and the Changing Frontiers of Kinship: A Study of Resettlement in Orissa 14. Involuntary Resettlement: A Plea for the Host Population 15. A Spatial Analysis of Involuntary Community Relocation: A South African Case Study 16. Successful Involuntary Resettlement: Lessons from the Costa Rican Arena! Hydroelectric Project 17. Disaster-related Refugee Flows and Development-caused Population Displacement