A conditional trinity as ‘no-go’ against non-credible development? Resettlement, customary rights and Malaysia’s Kelau Dam

@article{NorHisham2016ACT,
  title={A conditional trinity as ‘no-go’ against non-credible development? Resettlement, customary rights and Malaysia’s Kelau Dam},
  author={Bin Md Saman Nor-Hisham and P. Ho},
  journal={The Journal of Peasant Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={43},
  pages={1177 - 1205}
}
The eruption of contestation is likely when development projects involve the displacement and resettlement of local communities, such as for dam-building, mining and plantations. Impact assessments are regarded as critical to mitigate a project’s adverse effects. However, development projects are institutional interventions and dependent on the endogenously grown context in which they are implemented. An oft-disregarded principle is that land-based institutions in a rural, developing context… Expand
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