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The age of commodity : water privatization in Southern Africa / edited by David A. McDonald and Greg Ruiters.

Other author/creatorMcDonald, David A. (David Alexander)
Other author/creatorRuiters, Greg, 1959-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLondon ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005.
Descriptionxv, 303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Contents Theorizing water privatization in Southern Africa / David A. McDonald and Greg Ruiters -- The new water architecture of SADC / Larry A. Swatuk -- The constitutional implications of commercializing water in South Africa / Sean Flynn and Danwood Mzikenge Chirwa -- Turning off the taps on the GATS / Karl Flecker and Tony Clarke -- Entrenching inequalities : the impact of corporatization on water injustices in Pretoria / Peter McInnis -- Managing the poor by remote control : Johannesburg's experiments with prepaid water meters / Ebrahim Harvey -- Public money, private failure : testing the limits of market based solutions for water delivery in Nelspruit / Laila Smith ... [et al.] -- The political economy of public-private contracts : urban water in two Eastern Cape towns / Greg Ruiters -- The murky waters of second wave neoliberalism : corporatization as a service delivery model in Cape Town / Laila Smith -- 'Free water' as commodity : the paradoxes of Durban's water service transformations / Alex Loftus -- The rise and fall of water privatization in rural South Africa : a critical evaluation of the ANC's first term of office, 1994-1999 / Stephen Greenberg -- Stillborn in Harare : attempts to privatize water in a city in crisis / Rekopantse Mate -- 'There is still no alternative' : the beginnings of water privatization in Lusaka / Karen Cocq -- Water privatization in Namibia : creating a new apartheid? / Labour Resource and Research Institute (LaRRI) -- The new face of conditionalities : the World Bank and water privatization in Ghana / Rudolf Amenga-Etego and Sara Grusky.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2004022851
ISBN1844071340 (pbk.)
ISBN1844071359 (hardback)

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