Multi-Disciplinary Effects of Dams

Books and Manuscripts

  1. N. H. Edward Goldsmith, Denys Trussell (eds) . 1992. The Social and Environmental Effects of Large Dams; A Review of the Literature, vol. 3, (3rd ed.). Cornwall, U.K.: Wadebridge Ecological Centre.

  2. World Bank. 1997. Clear Water, Blue Skies; China’s Environment in the New Century. Washington, D.C.

  3. 2002. China Human Development Report 2002; Making Green Development a Choice. Hong Kong, China: Oxford University Press, Ltd.

  4. 2004. Poverty Profile of the People’s Republic of China. Manila, Philipines: Asian Development Bank.

  5. Altinbilek, D. 2002. “The Role of Dams in Development.” International Journal of Water Resources Development 18:9-24.

  6. Andrews, Wade H., Clay W. Hardin, and Gary E. Madsen. 1981. “Social Assessment Indicators in Water Resource Development.” Environment and Behavior, 1981, 13, 1, Jan, 64-82.

  7. Asmal, K. 2000. Dams and development: a new framework for decision-making: the report of the World Commission on Dams: Earthscan.

  8. Bartolome, Leopoldo Jose, Chris de Wet, Harsh Mander, and Vijay Kumar Nagraj. 2000. “Displacement, Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Reparation, and Development.” World
    Commission on Dams, Cape Town, South Africa.

  9. Castles, S. 2003. “Towards a Sociology of Forced Migration and Social Transformation.” Pp. 13-34 in Sociology, vol. 37.

  10. Cernea, Michael M. 2003. “For a new economics of resettlement: a sociological critique of the compensation principle.” International Social Science Journal 55:37-45.

  11. Choy Yee, Keong. 2005. “Dam-Induced Development and Environmental and Social Sustainability: The Bakun Industrialization Strategy Revisited.” Journal of Economic Issues 39:123-150.

  12. Dixon, John A., Lee M.  Talbot, and Guy J. M.  LeMoigne. 1989. “Dams and the Environment. Considerations in World Bank Projects in World Bank Technical Paper No 110.”50.

  13. Duflo, Esther and Rohini Pande. 2005. Dams: SSRN.

  14. Economy, Elizabeth C. . 2004. The River Runs Black; The Environmental Challenge to China’s Future. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
    Egre, Dominique and Pierre Senecal. 2003. “Social impact assessments of large dams throughout the world: lessons learned over two decades.” Impact Assessment & Project Appraisal 21:215-224.

  15. Fuggle, R., WT. Smith, Hydrosult Canada Inc., and Agrodev Canada Inc. 2000. “Large Dams in Water and Energy Resource Development in The People’s Republic of China (PRC).” WCD Country Review Paper, Cape Town.

  16. Garikipati, Supriya. 2005. “Consulting the Development-Displaced regarding Their Resettlement: Is There a Way?” Journal of Refugee Studies 18:340.

    Guoqing, Shi, Su Qing, and Yuan Songling. 2006. “Risk and Avoidance of Risk Among Migrants of the Xiaolangdi Dam Project.” Chinese Sociology & Anthropology 38:40-70.

  17. Harada, J. and N. Yasuda. 2004. “Conservation and Improvement of the Environment in Dam Reservoirs.” International Journal of Water Resources Development 20:77-96.

  18. Jackson, S. and A. Sleigh. 2000. “Resettlement for China’s Three Gorges Dam: socio-economic impact and institutional tensions.” Communist and Post-Communist Studies 33:223-241.

  19. Kemmler, Andreas and Daniel Spreng. 2007. “Energy indicators for tracking sustainability in developing countries.” Energy Policy 35:2466-2480.

  20. Kingsford, R. T. 2000. “Ecological impacts of dams, water diversions and river management on floodplain wetlands in Australia.” Austral Ecology 25:109-127.

  21. Kotchen, Matthew J., Michael R. Moore, Frank Lupi, and Edward S. Rutherford. 2006. “Environmental Constraints on Hydropower: An Ex Post Benefit-Cost Analysis of Dam Relicensing in Michigan.” Land Economics 82:384-403.

  22. Larinier, M. 2000. “Dams and Fish Migration.” World Commission on Dams.

  23. McAllister, D., J. Craig, N. Davidson, S. Delany, and M. Seddon. 2000. “Biodiversity Impacts of Large Dams.” World Commission on Dams: Thematic Report. Available online at http://www. dams. org/thematic/tr21. htm and in PDF format fromhttp://www. damsreport. org/docs/kbase/contrib/env245. pdf (1,123 k).

  24. O’Faircheallaigh, Ciaran. 1999. “Making Social Impact Assessment Count: A Negotiation-Based Approach for Indigenous Peoples.” Society & Natural Resources 12:63-80.

  25. Phadke, Roopali. 2005. “People’s Science in Action: The Politics of Protest and Knowledge Brokering in India.” Society and Natural Resources 18:363.
    Radcliffe, Sarah A and Nina Laurie. 2006. “Culture and development: taking culture seriously in development for Andean indigenous people.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 24:231-248.

  26. Rieker, Jeffrey D. and John W. Labadie. 2006. “GIS Visualization and Analysis of River Operations Impacts on Endangered Species Habitat.” Journal of Water Resources Planning & Management 132:153-163.

  27. Simonovic, S. P., H. Fahmy, and A. El-Shorbagy. 1997. “The use of object-oriented modeling for water resources planning in Egypt.” Water Resources Management 11:243-261.

  28. Thabane, Motlatsi. 2000. “Shifts from Old to New Social and Ecological Environments in the Lesotho Highlands Water Scheme; Relocating Residents of the Mohale Dam Area.” Journal of Southern African Studies 26:633-654.

  29. Thomas, David H. L. and William M. Adams. 1999. “Adapting to Dams: Agrarian Change Downstream of the Tiga Dam, Northern Nigeria.” World Development 27:919-935.

  30. Vanclay, F. 1999. “Social impact assessment.” Handbook of Environmental Impact Assessment 1:301–326.

  31. Yuksek, Omer, Murat Ihsan Komurcu, Ibrahim Yuksel, and Kamil Kaygusuz. 2006. “The role of hydropower in meeting Turkey’s electric energy demand.” Energy Policy 34:3093-3103.

  32. Zwarts, Leo, Pieter van Beukering, Bakary Koné, Eddy Wymenga, and Douglas Taylor. 2006. “The Economic and Ecological Effects of Water Management Choices in the Upper Niger River: Development of Decision Support Methods.” International Journal of Water Resources Development 22:135-156.