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Buy and Download Description The last twenty years have seen the displacement or resettlement of some two hundred million people as a result of development projects (Cernea 2000: 11). In the overwhelming majority of cases, this movement has been forced, in the sense that the affected people have been compelled by the authorities to move, whether they wanted to or not, and, short of resisting, they have effectively had no say in the matter. The last two decades have also seen the generation of resettlement guidelines and resettlement policies in a number of countries and states, which have in some cases – most notably, in some projects in China (e.g. Trembath et al. 1999; Shi et al. 2000a; Shuikou and Xiaolangdi – see Picciottio et al. 2001) – led to an improvement in outcomes in Development-induced displacement and resettlement (DIDR) projects. Successful resettlement (which would seem to require making planned provision for people who have to move, but which does not necessarily have to involve people moving to planned new resettlement areas as such) would seem to require resettled people being economically better off and living in socially stable and institutionally functional communities, in a sustainable manner. However, in the overwhelming majority of cases, most of the people displaced or resettled by development projects are still left worse off than before and suffer socio-economic impoverishment. The last twenty years have seen the displacement or resettlement of some two hundred million people as a result of development projects (Cernea 2000: 11). In the overwhelming majority of cases, this movement has been forced, in the sense that the
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