Dams As Aid brings together key issues in the aid/environment/development debate. Through her examination of dams, Usher sheds light on wider issues of the political economy of aid.
Detailed analysis of dams and aid case studies are included, particularly on Nordic dams which provide most graphic illustrations, and these detailed case studies are located within a broad comparative and theoretical perspective.
B'Ann Danaiya Usher has carried out something that, in many different ways, is a pioneering work. - Forests, Trees and People
'It is extremely valuable to find all this published in hard covers' - W. M. Adams, Department of Geography, Cambridge University, Development and Change