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Bakker, Karen J
Privatizing water : governance failure and the world's urban water crisis / Karen Bakker
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  HD4456 .B35 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Municipal water supply -- Political aspects
Water utilities -- Deregulation
Right to water
Physical Description xvi, 303 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-296) and index
Contents Introduction : Privatization and the urban water crisis -- Governance failure : reframing the urban water supply "crisis" -- Material emblems of citizenship : creating "public" water -- Watering the thirsty poor : the water privatization debate -- Citizens without a city : the techno-politics of urban water governance -- Protesting privatization : transnational struggles over the human right to water -- Commons versus commodities : the ambiguous merits of community water-supply management -- Politics and biopolitics : debating ecological governance -- Conclusion : Beyond privatization

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