21 November 2011

Focus on Development Displacement & Resettlement


Book Review: Displacement by Development: Ethics, Rights and Responsibilities, Cambridge University Press, 2011 (Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, Oct. 2011) [text]

Dam-building Continues Despite Controversy (IRIN, Nov. 2011) [text]

Helpdesk Research Report: Policies on Displacement and Resettlement (Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, Sept. 2011) [text]

Human Rights Concerns in Hydroelectric Projects, Paper prepared for 4th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment, Bangkok, Thailand, November 23-25, 2011 (now postponed to 27-29 Feb. 2012) [text via SSRN]

Involuntary Resettlement Safeguards: A Planning and Implementation Good Practice Sourcebook (Draft Working Document) (Asian Development Bank, March 2011) [text]

Losing Your Home: Assessing the Impact of Eviction (UN Habitat & OHCHR, 2011) [access]
- See also review by Michael Cernea.

Reconstituting the Role of Law in Development-induced Displacement and Resettlement: Lessons from Uganda's Bujagali Hydroelectric Project, Dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies (University of British Columbia, July 2011) [text]

Resettlement News, nos. 23/24 (Jan.-July 2011) [text]
- Articles include "A Historic Landmark in Development: Reflecting on the First Resettlement Policy," "Fifteen Years of ADB Policy on Involuntary Resettlement," and "Breaking Ground: New Law on Land Acquisition and Resettlement in India."

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