Dams, People and Development

Dams, People and Development

The Aswan High Dam Case

1st Edition - January 1, 1981

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  • Author: Hussein M. Fahim
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483149677

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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


    Conversions of Measurements and Currency



    About the Author

Product details

  • No. of pages: 204
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1981
  • Published: January 1, 1981
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483149677

About the Author

Hussein M. Fahim

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