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Conflict and Collective Action

The Sardar Sarovar Project in India, 1st Edition

By Ranjit Dwivedi

Routledge India

442 pages

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For over two decades, large infrastructure development projects have been the subject of major controversies the world over. This book is a comprehensive account of the well-known Sardar Sarovar Project in India and the world-wide campaign against it led by the Narmada Bachao Andolan.The book attempts to understand the unfurling crisis around the P

Table of Contents

Foreword Amita Baviskar. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction 1. Development-induced conflicts: Concept and Analysis 2. Development, Crisis and Conflict: The Indian Experience Design 3. The Sardar Sarovar Project and State Conflict: Development on the Narmada Appraisal 4. The Gainers and Losers: A Cost-benefit Analysis of the SSP Construction 5. Collective Action and the Development Discourse: Against the SSP, Against Development Evaluation 6. The Narmada Movement and the Significance of Risk Politics Reviews 7. Independent Juries and Reviews: Views from Above Impact 8. Displacement and Resettlement: The View from Below Reform 9.Conflict as Change-agent: Reform in the SSP 10. Development, Crisis and Change: In Conclusion. References. Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies