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Contemporary privatization remakes nature-society as property and transforms peoplea€™s relationships to themselves, each other, and the natural world. This groundbreaking collection provides the first systematic analysis of neo-liberal privatization. Rich case studies of privatization in the making reveal both the pivotal role that privatization plays in neoliberalism and new opportunities for challenging neo-liberal hegemony. Rich case studies linked to broader questions on neoliberalism Illustrates the importance of property relation and the complexities existing in the meaning and practice of property Extends current geographical scholarship on neoliberalism a€“including neoliberalism and nature Each essay touches on the disciplinary, regulatory dimensions of privatization Highlights the importance of privatization, both broadly and specificallyProperty and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations Becky Mansfield ... International support for the commercialization of water supply had been growing since the controversial Dublin Statement ... corrupt, or inept to manage water supply systems, increased involvement of the private sector in water supply managementanbsp;...

Author:Becky Mansfield
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-03-25


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