Water on tap : rights and regulation in the transnational governance of urban water services /

In the 1990s and mid-2000s, turbulent political and social protests surrounded the issue of private sector involvement in providing urban water services in both the developed and developing world. Water on Tap explores examples of such conflicts in six national settings (France, Bolivia, Chile, Arge...

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Main Author: Morgan, Bronwen, 1966- (Author)
Format: Cambridge eBooks
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series:Cambridge studies in law and society.
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Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511974823
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : the field of global water policy : struggles over redistribution and recognition
  • Rights, regulation and disputing : a conflict-centred approach to transnational governance
  • Managed liberalisation and the dual faces of French water services provision
  • 'Another world is possible' : Bolivia and the emergence of a participatory public provision model for access to urban water services
  • Regulatory arbitrage and popcorn politics : contrasting disputing pathways in Argentina and Chile
  • Moonlight plumbers in comparative perspective : electoral v. constitutional politics of access to water in South Africa and New Zealand
  • Law's work : legality and identity in transnational spaces.