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Megaproject : A Case Study of China's Three Gorges Project :  A Case Study of China's Three Gorges Project - Shiu-hung Luk

Megaproject : A Case Study of China's Three Gorges Project

A Case Study of China's Three Gorges Project

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Published: 1992
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This volume translates crucial Chinese documents on a debate currently raging in China on a proposed project that has enormous implications for its environmental, economic, and social impact - the Three Gorges (Sanxia) Project on the Yangtze River. The most massive water resource project ever planned in China and one of the largest in the world, the Three Gorges Project would cost $1.1 billion to build, would necessitate the relocation of 1.1 million people, would flood a 375-mile-long area and thus destroy some of China's - indeed the world's - most beautiful scenery, and would threaten the extinction of a rare river porpoise. The editors seek to place the arguments in a clear and scholarly perspective that helps to make this book a valuable source of information.

Introduction: Shiu-hung Luk
A Review of the Work during the Early stages of the Three Gorges Project
The Features of the Three Gorges Reservoir
Comprehensive Assessment of the Ecological and EnvironmentImpact of the Three Gorges Project
The Three Gorges Project should Not GO Ahead in the Short Term, Economic Construction Group of the Chinese People's Consulative Committe
Some Aspects of Sedimentation at the Three Gorges Project
The Flood prevention Function of the three Gorges project--Disadvantages Outweigh Advantages
Resettlement Problem of the Three Gorges Project
Population Resettlement and Econonmic Development in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area
How Much Investment Is Required by the Three Gorges Project?
Assessming the Three Gorges project from Three Macrostrategic Aspects
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3
Appendix 4
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ISBN: 9780873327336
ISBN-10: 0873327330
Series: Chinese Studies on China
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.5