What about the "Stayers"? Examining China's Resettlement Induced by Large Reservoir Projects
Tianhe Jiang, Mark Wang, Yingnan Zhang, Guoqing Shi, Dengcai Yan
LAND | MDPI | Published : 2021
Large reservoir projects typically occupy vast lots of rural land and trigger resettlement on a massive scale. In China’s reservoir context, increasing concerns have arisen regarding distant-resettlees (those who are resettled outside the reservoir area), while fewer studies have examined the nearby-resettlees (those who are resettled near the original area) and the non-movers (those who do not resettle). The significance of these two groups has been downplayed and their populations are in the millions (or more) in China. How and why they are impacted is under-researched and their relative position and intergroup nexus with the distant-resettlees remains unclear in the exist-ing literature. ..View full abstract
Awarded by Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities
Awarded by National Social Science Foundation of China
This research was funded by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No.KYCX20_0506; Postgraduate scientific research and innovation projects in Jiangsu Province), the National Social Science Foundation of China (16CSH019) and China Scholarship Council.