Anthropological Approaches to Resettlement:

Anthropological Approaches to Resettlement

"Policy, Practice, and Theory", 1st Edition

Edited by Michael M. Cernea


406 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

Anthropological Approaches to Involuntary Resettlement: Policy, Practice, and Theory -- Anthropological and Sociological Research for Policy Development on Population Resettlement -- Legal Aspects of Involuntary Population Resettlement -- Involuntary Resettlement, Human Capital, and Economic Development -- Resettlement Planning in the Brazilian Power Sector: Recent Changes in Approach -- Resettlement After Involuntary Displacement: The Karelians in Finland -- The Yacyretá Experience with Urban Resettlement: Some Lessons and Insights -- Resettlement in Ghana: From Akosombo to Kpong -- The Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute and Navajo Relocation -- Peasants, Planners, and Participation: Resettlement in Mexico1 -- Resettlement at Manantali, Mali: Short-Term Success, Long-Term Problems -- The Dynamics of Social and Economic Adaptation During Resettlement: The Case of Beles Valley in Ethiopia -- Involuntary Displacement and the Changing Frontiers of Kinship: A Study of Resettlement in Orissa -- Involuntary Resettlement: A Plea for the Host Population -- A Spatial Analysis of Involuntary Community Relocation: A South African Case Study1 -- Successful Involuntary Resettlement: Lessons from the Costa Rican Arenal Hydroelectric Project -- Disaster-related Refugee Flows and Development-caused Population Displacement

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General