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The Future of Large Dams: Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs

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The Future of Large Dams: Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs - Scudder, Thayer
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Viewed by some as symbols of progress and a necessary evil and by others as inherently flawed and destructive of ecosystems and societies, large dams remain the most contentious development issue on earth. Building on the work of the now defunct World Commission on Dams, Thayer Scudder, the world's leading authority on large dams, wades into the debate with unprecedented authority. Armed with a vast array of cases studies and statistical data from Asia, including China and India, North America, Africa and Latin America, ...

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The Future of Large Dams: Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs 2006, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844073382

Trade paperback

The Future of Large Dams: Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs 2005, Earthscan Publications, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844071555

Hardcover