04 March 2013

Thematic Focus: Development-induced Displacement

Upcoming event:

Reminder! International Conference on Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement: Bridging Research and Practice, Filling the Knowledge Gaps, Oxford, 22-23 March 2013 [info]
- This post-graduate, student-led conference "aims to revive the discussions on DIDR and to facilitate critical engagement with the current impasse. It will facilitate cross-communication between different stakeholders, disciplines and perspectives; and will seek to bridge research and practice with a view to fill the knowledge gaps and move the DIDR studies forward."


Angola: Scores Detained, Convicted after Forced Evictions (Human Rights Watch, Feb. 2013) [text]

Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement: An International Bibliography (SSRN, Jan. 2013) [text]

"Environmental Mis-Assessment, Development and Mining in Orissa, India," Development & Change, vol. 44, no. 1 (Jan. 2013) [free full-text]

*"Home Games: Legal Issues Concerning the Displacement of Property Owners at the Site of Olympic Venues," Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law, vol. 21, no. 1 (Fall 2012) [full-text]

International Journal of Water Resources Development, vol. 29, no. 1 (2013) [contents]
 - Special issue on "Livelihood Rehabilitation of Involuntarily Resettled People by Dam Construction Projects: Cases in Asia."

"In Nigeria’s Largest City, Homeless Are Paying the Price of Progress," New York Times, 1 March 2013 [text]

"The Taming of a River: Gender, Displacement and Resistance in Anti-Dam Movements," Peace Prints, vol. 4, no. 1 (Summer 2012) [full-text]

Unheard Voices: The Human Rights Impact of Land Investments on Indigenous Communities in Gambella (Oakland Institute, 2013) [text]


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