1st Edition

Conflict and Collective Action
The Sardar Sarovar Project in India




ISBN 9780415401166
Published March 15, 2006 by 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

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