Dams, People and Development

1st Edition

The Aswan High Dam Case

Authors: Hussein M. Fahim
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080263076
eBook ISBN: 9781483149677
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 204
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Dams, People and Development: The Aswan High Dam Case covers the issues concerning Aswan High Dam. Comprised of nine chapters, the book encompasses topics such as engineering, environmental implications, and hazards. Chapter 1 talks about the second dam at Aswan, while Chapter 2 deals with the controversies regarding the dam. The third chapter covers the human perspective on the dam. Chapter 4 discusses land inundation and population displacement, while Chapter 5 talks about the inhabitants of the lake. Chapter 6 deals with urban growth and water problems. The seventh chapter tackles the development potential of lake resources, and the eighth chapter discusses lake development. The last chapter deals with water, policies, and national development. This book is a great source of information on erecting dams, since it covers several aspects relevant to city planners, engineers, and government agencies concerned with infrastructures.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Preface and Acknowledgments Part I - Dams: The Cost/Benefit Variables Chapter 1 A Second Dam at Aswan Chapter 2 Controversies Over the Dam Chapter 3 A Human Perspective on the Dam Part II - People: Aspects of Human Implications Chapter 4 Land Inundation and Population Displacement Chapter 5 Inhabitants of the Lake Chapter 6 Urban Growth and Water Problems Part III - Development: Potentials and Constraints Chapter 7 The Development Potential of Lake Resources Chapter 8 Lake Development: The Human Dimension Chapter 9 Water, Policies, and National Development Part IV - Concluding Remarks Notes Conversions of Measurements and Currency References Index About the Author


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Hussein M. Fahim