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Buy and Download Description Introduction: Resistance to Development-induced Displacement and Resettlement
Challenging the currently dominant neoliberal policies, voices articulating alternative approaches to development have appeared in the many regions of the world that have been forced to confront a wide variety of losses, costs and calamities brought about by development projects of many kinds. One of the voices increasingly heard today is that of people displaced and resettled by development projects. Uprooting and displacement have been among the central experiences of modernity. Development-induced displacement and resettlement (DIDR) is, in many ways, a clear expression of the ambitious engineering projects of a state with a monopoly on the management of force. Conversely, to be resettled is one of the most acute expressions of powerlessness because it constitutes a loss of control over one's physical space. Indigenous peoples, the poor and other marginalised groups are increasingly choosing to resist DIDR in the hope that this will prove more effective in protecting their long-term interests than co-operation (Fisher 1999). Introduction: Resistance to Development-induced Displacement and Resettlement Challenging the currently dominant neoliberal policies, voices articulating alternative approaches to development have appeared in the many regions of the world that h
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