The Resource Dams and Development in China : The Moral Economy of Water and Power, (electronic resource)

Dams and Development in China : The Moral Economy of Water and Power, (electronic resource)

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Dams and Development in China : The Moral Economy of Water and Power
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Dams and Development in China
Title remainder
The Moral Economy of Water and Power
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  • Contemporary Asia in the World
  • Dams and Development in China
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eng
Summary
China is home to half of the world's large dams and adds dozens more each year. The benefits are considerable: dams deliver hydropower, provide reliable irrigation water, protect people and farmland against flooding, and produce hydroelectricity in a nation with a seeimingly insatiable appetite for energy. As hydropower responds to a larger share of energy demand, dams may also help to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels, welcome news in a country where air and water pollution have become dire and greenhouse gas emissions are the highest in the world. Yet the advantages of dams come at a
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Tilt, Bryan
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dictionaries
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Contemporary Asia in the World
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Dams and Development in China : The Moral Economy of Water and Power, (electronic resource)
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Contents
  • Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. The Moral Economy of Water and Power; 2. Crisis and Opportunity: Water Resources and Dams in Contemporary China; 3. The Lancang River: Coping with Resettlement and Agricultural Change; 4. The Nu River: Anticipating Development and Displacement; 5. Experts, Assessments, and Models: The Science of Decision Making; 6. People in the Way: Resettlement in Policy and Practice; 7. A Broader Confluence: Conservation Initiatives and China's Global Dam Industry; Conclusion: The Moral Economy Revisited; List of Chinese Terms; Notes
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unknown
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1 online resource (281 p.)
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electronic
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9780231538268
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)3710000000272510
  • (EBL)1830696
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000272510
Label
Dams and Development in China : The Moral Economy of Water and Power, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. The Moral Economy of Water and Power; 2. Crisis and Opportunity: Water Resources and Dams in Contemporary China; 3. The Lancang River: Coping with Resettlement and Agricultural Change; 4. The Nu River: Anticipating Development and Displacement; 5. Experts, Assessments, and Models: The Science of Decision Making; 6. People in the Way: Resettlement in Policy and Practice; 7. A Broader Confluence: Conservation Initiatives and China's Global Dam Industry; Conclusion: The Moral Economy Revisited; List of Chinese Terms; Notes
  • Works CitedIndex
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780231538268
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000272510
  • (EBL)1830696
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000272510

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