ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Displacement and Resettlement Management in Thailand

A study of the displacement and resettlement due to two dams, and a protest movement against a smelting plant in Thailand brings out strikingly similar issues with those seen recently in Orissa and West Bengal - loss of livelihoods, inadequate and delayed compensation, corruption and involvement of government officials, and social disintegration of communities. It brings out the role of resistance through participation of the displaced people and leadership of the local civil society organisations in the process of resettlement management.

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