Hydropower development in the Mekong Region

Hydropower development in the Mekong Region. Political, socio-economic and environmental perspectives / Nathanial Matthews and Kim Geheb, eds. Routledge, 2015, 202 p. (Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management)


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The Mekong Basin is home to some 70 million people, for whom this great river is a source of livelihoods, the basis for their ecosystems and a foundation of their economies. But the Mekong is also currently undergoing enormous social, economic, and ecological change of which hydropower development is a significant driver. This book provides a basin-wide analysis of political, socio-economic and environmental perspectives of hydropower development in the Mekong Basin. It includes chapters from China, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam… read more

Contents :

  1. On Dams, Demons and Development: The Political Intrigues of Hydropower Development in the Mekong / Nathanial Matthews and Kim Geheb
  2. Framing a Political Ecology of Mekong Basin Hydropower Development / Nathanial Matthews and Kim Geheb
  3. A Political Ecology of Hydropower Development in China / Zha Daojiong
  4. From Manwan to Nuozhadu: the political ecology of hydropower on China’s Lançang Jiang / Xing Lyu
  5. From Pak Mun to Xayaburi: The Backwater and Spillover of Thailand’s Hydropower Politics / Jakkrit Sangkhamanee
  6. The Invisible Dam: Hydropower and its narration in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic / Kim Geheb, Niki West and Nathanial Matthews
  7. Whose Risky Business?: Public–Private Partnerships (PPP), Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) and Large Hydropower Dams in the Mekong Region / Carl Middleton, Nathanial Matthews, and Naho Mirumachi
  8. The Politics of the Lower Sesan 2 Dam in Cambodia / Kimkong Ham, Samchan Hay and Thea Sok
  9. Rethinking development narratives on hydropower in Vietnam / Nga Dao and Bui Lien Phuong

OpenEdition vous propose de citer ce billet de la manière suivante :
Danièle Revel (8 décembre 2014). Hydropower development in the Mekong Region. Veille énergie climat. Consulté le 25 juillet 2024 à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/obgf

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